A binocular is a great way to start stargazing. They are light, portable, wide angle and multi-purpose. Astro Binoculars typically have large objective lenses to make them as bright as possible and of course, work on land too.
The Konus Konusview 10x50 is a simple, affordable binocular. Featuring a large 50mm lens and 10x power, it's ideal for all kinds of basic observation on land or in the sky. It's not waterproof or fogproof however. It offers a wide angle viewing experience, something unique in it's price. It's Tripod mountable with an optional adaptor.
When you want the best possible, this Saxon comes pretty close to the perfect stargazing binocular experience. It features an easy to use "u" Style mounting system, optional finderscope for easy alignment and interchangeable eyepieces for any magnification you want. The eyepieces are tilted at 45 degrees for easy and comfortable viewing while the wooden tripod offers a stable platform to enjoy the heavens.