Nikon WX Astronomy Binoculars


Nikon introduces the WX series of super-wide-angle binoculars. The WX 10×50 IF ($6,399.95) features a proprietary field-flattener lens system to correct for field curvature and other optical aberrations across its entire 76.4° apparent field of view, providing pinpoint stars to the edge of the periphery. The binoculars use high-transmission Abbe-Koenig prisms and three ED lens elements to provide bright, razor-sharp views of stars and daylight targets free of color fringing. Each eyepiece individually focuses, each uses a turn-and-slide eyecup to block stray light. Its inter-pupil adjustment ranges from 58 to 78 mm, and the binoculars provide a generous eye relief of 15.3 mm. Each purchase includes a hard case, neck strap, and tripod adapter.'s New Product Showcase is a reader service featuring innovative equipment and software of interest to amateur astronomers. The descriptions are based largely on information supplied by the manufacturers or distributors. Sky & Telescope assumes no responsibility for the accuracy of vendors statements. For further information contact the manufacturer or distributor. Announcements should be sent to Not all announcements will be listed.

All comments must follow the Sky & Telescope Terms of Use and will be moderated prior to posting. Please be civil in your comments. Sky & Telescope reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter’s username, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.


This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.