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The annual OpticsPlanet Brilliance Awards recognizes outstanding products and brands for excellence and world-class performance. With over 835 brands and 125,000 products in over 185 categories, this is no easy task. The hard work of exploring hundreds of thousands of products is distilled down to an elite few that standout for selection as 2010 OpticsPlanet Brilliance Award Winners. These awards are a great way to find the best product for your needs. Winners were chosen by factoring bestsellers, customer reviews, customer votes, and feedback from product specialists and industry experts. Use these awards to select the products and brands that are the best of the best in categories such as binoculars, rifle scopes, telescopes, sunglasses and many more!

Best Tactical Riflescope < $1000 Leupold Mark 4 4.5-14x40mm LR/T Target RiflescopesLeupold Mark 4 4.5-14x40mm LR/T Target Riflescopes
Best Hunting Riflescope <$1000 Leupold VX 3L 3.5-10x50mm Illuminated Rifle ScopeLeupold VX 3L 3.5-10x50mm Illuminated Rifle Scope
Best Air Gun / Rimfire Target Scope Nikon ProStaff 4x32 RimFire Classic Riflescope 6305/6306Nikon ProStaff 4x32 RimFire Classic Riflescope 6305/6306
Best Marine Binoculars < $150 Bushnell Marine 7x50 Binoculars 137501 137507Bushnell Marine 7x50 Binoculars 137501 137507
Best Tripod Astronomy Binoculars < $200 Celestron 20x80 SkyMaster Giant Binoculars 71018Celestron 20x80 SkyMaster Giant Binoculars 71018
Best Handheld Astronomy Binoculars < $200 Galileo 20x60 mm Astro Binoculars C-2060Galileo 20x60 mm Astro Binoculars C-2060
Best Birding Binoculars < $1000 Leica Ultravid 8x20 BR Binoculars 40252Leica Ultravid 8x20 BR Binoculars 40252
Best Compact Binoculars < $100 Nikon 8x25mm Travelite Compact BinocularsNikon 8x25mm Travelite Compact Binoculars
Best Marine Binoculars < $500 Steiner 7x50 Marine Binoculars 575Steiner 7x50 Marine Binoculars 575
Best Premium Birding Binoculars Zeiss Victory 8x42 T* FL BinocularsZeiss Victory 8x42 T* FL Binoculars
Best Gunsmith Tool Caldwell Lead Sled PlusCaldwell Lead Sled Plus
Best Tactical Laser / Flashlight Combination for a Handgun Streamlight TLR-2 Rail Mounted Tactical Light w/ Laser Sight with KeysStreamlight TLR-2 Rail Mounted Tactical Light w/ Laser Sight with Keys
Best Night Vision Premium Monocular ATN NVM14-WPT Night Vision Monocular NVMPAN14WPATN NVM14-WPT Night Vision Monocular NVMPAN14WP
Best Night Vision Monocular < $200 Bushnell Night Vision 2x24 Night Watch Monocular 260224Bushnell Night Vision 2x24 Night Watch Monocular 260224
Most Versatile Rangefinder Leupold RX-600 Range Finder Black 59515Leupold RX-600 Range Finder Black 59515
Best Tactical Red Dot Sight < $500 Vortex SPARC Rapid Combat Red Dot Sight SPRCVortex SPARC Rapid Combat Red Dot Sight SPRC
Best Telescope Eyepiece TeleVue Ethos 21mm Telescope EyepieceTeleVue Ethos 21mm Telescope Eyepiece
Best Beginner Telescope Celestron FirstScope Telescope 21024 Reflector 76mm Tabletop TelescopesCelestron FirstSco