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Posts Made By: Peter Glus

August 13, 2018 04:15 PM Forum: Meteorites & Meteors

Persiades from Cancun

Posted By Peter Glus

I saw the strangest thing last night...a meteorite that took a sharp 70 degree turn?!   Is this even possible?  I also saw a cluster of meteorites falling together in a bunch.  Super cool.

September 5, 2018 12:02 AM Forum: Binoviewers

Best Low-Power 2" EP's for 2" BV are...?

Posted By Peter Glus

Ive been thinking about the same problem, as I just got a 45mm Seibert.  I have his EPs, but was thinking about the 22nag and for low power the new maysuyama 32 degrees.  I read the center 70 is great and while the outer edge is soft I think thats just a framing effect for me.  The KK Widescan IIs are an option, but hard to piece together.  Also, the older Axioms would be nice too...I will try to assemble a set eventually.

September 5, 2018 12:10 AM Forum: Binoviewers

Any one try the Baader Binoviewer?

Posted By Peter Glus

I tried the Mark IVs, the TV, the Denk, and the Earthwins.  In my experience, the tier go like this:

Everything cheap with 20 - 22mm exit pupils
Cheap units supercharged
Baader IVs or Vs
Siebert 35-40
Siebert 45s

I've tried all combinations, and now am using Siebert 45s.  However, i will say that if I went to the 1.25 format I would go with the Baaders.  The glasspath correctors and the T2 are so convenient, and in my experience the views were really clear.  Second would be the Denks or Earthwins with the Switch.