Test Your Birding Optics Knowledge
Optics Question #1
When you see a binocular described as a 10×42 or an 8×30, the first number refers to the power or magnification. What does the second number refer to?
a) The weight of the binocular
b) The close-focus of the binocular.
c) The size of the front (objective) lens
d) The number of rotations of the focus wheel from close focus to infinity.