Magnification Makes A Difference

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What is magnification?

Magnification Makes A Difference

How far you can see using binoculars depends on magnification. Average handheld binoculars are somewhere between 6X and 8X. At this power you can see things about a half a mile a way. If you are looking for even more power the most magnification you can get is around 12 X for handheld binoculars. You can always get more power. Though, you'd need help keeping those giant binoculars steady. Your best bet -- buy a tripod.

   

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