Five things you can see in UK dark night skies with binoculars

Many star watchers began with binoculars rather than telescopes, since binoculars are not only much easier to aim at the object you want to see, but they also show it the right way up, which most telescopes don’t! Here are 5 beautiful objects that you can see with modest binoculars in truly dark skies. Remember to steady your binoculars a tripod or other mount. An excellent resource for binocular users is