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Celestron 20X80 vs Zhumell 20X80

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Category: Other Optics
Forum Name: Binoculars
Forum Description: Anything that requires two eyes to look through it
Printed Date: December/11/2018 at 19:20

Topic: Celestron 20X80 vs Zhumell 20X80
Posted By: NewGuy21
Subject: Celestron 20X80 vs Zhumell 20X80
Date Posted: March/24/2012 at 20:07
I am new to astronomy ( have never owned astronomy binoculars....yet) and have been looking around and would like to know, what one is better the Zhumell or Celestron 20X80, Both seem to have great reviews but I can't decide what one I should get..... Keep in mind if it turns out that they are the same or that Zhumell is better I would probably get the Zhumell package which is about $30 more then what the Celestron alone cost and includes a pretty good tripod( I think).... I do own a tripod but its probably 10yrs old and only costs about $15-$20 so the Zhumell package sounds pretty good to me but just wanted to know if the Celestron have some advantage over the Zhumell.
Any info is appreciated.
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Posted By: Bird Watcher
Date Posted: March/24/2012 at 21:11
This is a binoculars forum that is mainly geared towards hunting.

Here's a quick mini-review from a Zhumell customer. -

Here's a link for astronomy binoculars: -

Be sure and look in the classifieds section under binoculars.

Posted By: NewGuy21
Date Posted: March/24/2012 at 21:18
oh sorry didnt realize this is a hunting forum just looked up binocular forums and this came up

Posted By: Bird Watcher
Date Posted: March/24/2012 at 21:20
Not a problem, always nice to have new people coming on board.

Posted By: N7XW
Date Posted: March/25/2012 at 17:36
Head over to and ask on that forum.  There are some very experienced amateur astronomers there that could help out.

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