Jeff, Those sound really cool! I made a couple custom filters for my 10 x 50's from the chunk of Baader film I bought a while back. Worked great for the Xmas eclipse. My trouble with a "quick look" is it usually leads to a longer look through the 6". :-) I'd like to see the solar binos sometime. Will you be at the Messier Marathon? Steve and Rosie Dodder sdodder@xxxxxxxxxxx Visit my web site at http://www.stargazing.net/Astroman >From: Jeffmight@xxxxxxx >Reply-To: az-observing@xxxxxxxxxxxxx >To: az-observing@xxxxxxxxxxxxx >Subject: [AZ-Observing] Solar binos >Date: Sun, 7 Mar 2004 13:33:39 EST > >I got my "Binomites" by Coronado delivered last Tuesday. Yes, it was me who >was at fault for all the rain last week but I had ordered them last >November so >how was I to know? The 10 x 25 power dedicated solar binos give a bluish >cast >to the sun. Though the 10x magnification is weak I didn't have any problem >picking up the large sunspot seen on the sun today and the lower >magnification >makes locating the sun relatively easy. The binos fold up into a tiny space >not >much bigger than a pack of cigarettes and work great for a quick look at >the >sun. Jeff Vandecar > >-- >See message header for info on list archives or unsubscribing, and please >send personal replies to the author, not the list. > _________________________________________________________________ Create a Job Alert on MSN Careers and enter for a chance to win $1000! http://msn.careerbuilder.com/promo/kaday.htm?siteid=CBMSN_1K&sc_extcmp=JS_JASweep_MSNHotm2 -- See message header for info on list archives or unsubscribing, and please send personal replies to the author, not the list.