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#26 Never2Busy4You

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Posted 13 November 2012 - 12:15 PM

Here's my Denk II's in my Double Stacked H-Alpha, I split the tube so I could achive focus without any corrector adding undue magnification.
Clear Skies,
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#27 Never2Busy4You

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Posted 13 November 2012 - 12:20 PM

Here's a second pic of them set up for dark sky.

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#28 bcuddihee

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Posted 13 November 2012 - 01:13 PM

Denks on a c8!

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Posted 15 November 2012 - 03:13 PM

The only way to view the Sun in Ha!

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#30 RAKing

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Posted 16 November 2012 - 10:21 AM

Here's mine. Baader Mark V w/1.7 GPC and CZJ orthos.

I still have - and love - the orthos, but I have a few pairs of Brandons (16, 12, and 8) that work extremely well, plus the "standard issue" 24 and 19 Panoptics. :lol:

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#31 jgraham

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Posted 20 November 2012 - 12:48 PM

Here's mine on my ETX-125. I usually use these with Orion Explorer II eyepieces; economical and lightweight.

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Posted 21 November 2012 - 07:54 AM

Denks w/ S2 diagonal on a C8.

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Posted 21 November 2012 - 08:02 AM

Baader Maxbright w/ Atik filter wheel on C8.

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#34 jgraham

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Posted 21 November 2012 - 09:36 AM

These are my Orion binoviewers on my LightBridge 16 via an OPT 2x Barlow. I was soooo excited to find that this combination works! This gives the most stunning views of the moon and planets that I have ever had. Simply wonderul.

An interesting bonus of using binviewers on a 16"... it knocks the brightness down a bit! Jupiter is so bright that it softens the contrast. With the binoviewers it is far more comfortable and shows much improved contrast.

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#35 PJ Anway

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Posted 21 November 2012 - 01:39 PM

Nikon binoviewers with Zeiss aspheric orthos.
My solar viewing combo.

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#36 JohnMurphyRN

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Posted 21 November 2012 - 02:10 PM

TV BinoVue with 19mm Panoptics

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#37 Paul G

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Posted 21 November 2012 - 04:47 PM

Nice!

#38 The Ardent

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Posted 21 November 2012 - 05:33 PM

Another Binovue with 24 Tak Le's, no corrector or ocs needed with the refractor. In the ep case for BV:

Low power: 32 TV plossl, 23 Ultima WA

Medium: 18 Ultima, 13 TV plossl, 12.5 Ultima, 12.5 Tak Le

High: 10 Tak Le, 7.5 Tak Le, 6 Radian, 5 Ultima.

The redundant focal lengths are more for comparison. I find them all useful and little difference between the Ultimas and Le's.

The 6mm Radians are nice but I want to replace with 6 Brandons for weight.

No merging issues with the 5 Ultimas, but the eye relief is tight. Also only .55 mm exit pupil with the f/9 refractor.

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Posted 21 November 2012 - 11:50 PM

WO's on the 8SE:

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#40 gcfboulder

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Posted 22 November 2012 - 04:20 PM

My Blacknight binoviewer. Shown withn Siebert 24mm Ultras and Siebert Galaxy View Focal Reducer into a 2" Stellarvue diagonal on my C8. This particular combo gives me very nice views of M81/M82 and M65/M66. I also purchased an adpater from Harry Siebert that converts the Focal Reducer into a 1.5 barlow, for high power viewing. Of course, I can also use the Binoviewer without the focal reducer or barlow effects.

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Posted 22 November 2012 - 08:10 PM

WO's on my 150 f8 with Vixen 30mm plossl pair.
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Posted 22 November 2012 - 09:14 PM

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#43 denis0007dl

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Posted 01 May 2013 - 02:26 PM

Here is back side of my Mark V 2" adapter with 2" filter thread and painted with matted Zeiss paint

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Posted 01 May 2013 - 02:32 PM

New "old" Mark IV with pair of Mark IV Zooms ready for some WL solar viewing. :cool:

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Posted 01 May 2013 - 06:09 PM

Here's a Night Vision binoviewer. Provides the Ultimate DSO viewing - especially of Globulars, Edge-on galaxies, and diffuse nebulae like the HorseHead (via an H-alpha filter).

This is a PVS-7A/C housing with a c-mount adapter and a c-mount to 1.25 inch telescope nosepiece.

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Posted 01 May 2013 - 06:11 PM

Here's a pic of the eyepiece end of the PVS-7A/C

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Posted 01 May 2013 - 06:14 PM

And a pic of the PVS-7A/C binoviewer attached to a telescope:

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Posted 02 May 2013 - 04:17 AM

Mark V (Carl Zeiss) + Astro-Physics BARCON = Superb views, much better than standard Baaders GPCs

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Posted 02 May 2013 - 07:04 AM

Wow, they must be awesome....heavy?

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Posted 02 May 2013 - 07:33 AM

Wow, they must be awesome....heavy?


Trust me, this combination is awsome, and viewes are really SUPERB!
It is not heavy much as it is in standard setup, MkV originally screwed ring + Baader #T2-16(Baader #16 Adapter from 2" to T2) + Baader T-2 Quick Changer # T2-06 2456313!

In this helps a LOT costum made 2" adapter that screws directly on Mark V body, so setup is much lighter, much sturdier, much more back focus reachable....many pluses in this setup!


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