Re: Best binoculars

From: Peter N Spotts (pspotts@alum.mit.edu)
Date: Fri Jun 15 2007 - 08:35:30 EDT

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    On Thu, 2007-06-14 at 13:29 -0500, Ronnie Henley wrote:
    > Being new at this could I get some advise on what size and type  
    > binoculars works best when observing satellites.
    > Ronnie Henley
    > RonnieZ1R@Sysmatrix.net 
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    If you don't mind looking a little geeky with your new binoculars, you
    can build a "wearable" wooden frame that does a remarkable job of
    stabilizing images. You can find the description here:
    
    http://www.skyandtelescope.com/howto/diy/Image-Stabilize-Your-Binoculars.html
    
    I built one, and it works very nicely. I think it took all of about 20
    minutes to pull together from scrap wood I sitting around. Thank heavens
    it's dark outside, however! ;-)
    
    With best regards,
    
    Pete
    
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