You gotta buy 2 eyepieces? Not that's crazy talk!
Posted 22 November 2012 - 09:18 PM
Well after about 2 years and oogling over planets and the moon naturally I kept wondering if there is something more I can do to go further!
Yes yes Apeture is something but all the reading about how people loved binoviewing I just was so enammered I couldn't resist.
I told myself I wouldn't take the plunge until I got my Teeter which I ordered back in March and was supposed to be ready in November. Well my scope is delayed due to mirror availability and I won't get it till February at least.
Upon hearing that news what was I to do till then?? I had to do something to keep me going....BINOVIEWERS!!!! I told myself.
So now I am part of the few insane humans who when they want to get different eyepieces.......they have to get 2.
I KNOW how I got here but I never thought I would this soon. It's funny how things work out.
So far I have had only 2 evenings to try out the binoviewers, but last weekend with Jupiter I swear I could see more detail with 2 eyes than 1. Yes the seeing was perfect but if I closed 1 eye the planet just didn't pop out. Upon opening 2 eyes... Wow!
I am almost sold on binoviewing but not 100% yet as I have to use them under a number of conditions. But so far so good! At least the used market is always an option to offload them if need be so it seemed to be a safe investment.
2 eyepiece pairs..... THAT IS CRAZY TALK! Psssst... Don't tell anyone....
Posted 22 November 2012 - 09:34 PM
Yer clusters, especially with the Teeter, will have lotsa depth/texture/roundness, and not just the globs. "Presence" someone called it.
Posted 22 November 2012 - 10:16 PM
Posted 23 November 2012 - 02:57 PM