Take the BIPH for a spin
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In the Field
Taken By John Paladini on May 21, 2009
- 1 sec exposure - Canon Rebel On Tripod - AFOCAL
- 50mm yachica SLR lens on BIPH Nosepiece
- Camera pointed at Eyepiece
Targets in image include:
- North American Nebula
- Pelican Nebula
- Butterfly IC 1318
- and others
Tree tops at bottom of image give reference to size of nebula in the sky!
Rosette Nebula by John Paladini using his 70mm Vivitar SLR lens with the 2" BIPH H-alpha filter.
Crescent Nebula, taken by John Paladini. 10" F4 Coulter and 3 sec exposure with H-a filter.
Horsehead Nebula by John Paladini using his 10 inch Coulter scope.
Taken By John Paladini with a 50mm SLR lens mounted on his BIPH on October 14, 2009.
It is the Orion Constellation (very wide field) and shows Barnard's Loop, which spans the entire constellation. In the same field of view you can see the Flame and Horsehead as well as M42, the Orion Nebula.
The bottom portion that appears cut off is the terrestrial landscape.
Roger Greenwood's Most Excellent Binocular Chair - Stellafane 2008.
Me holding BIPH with the SLR lens attached at The Two Hearted Star Party.
Me and BIPHon the field at Stellafane 2008.
Don Nicholson from Mt. Wilson Observatory on Jimmy Lowry's 48" OMI Dob at Texas Star Party. Don used both the BIPH and traditional Denk II Binoviewers in the scope. BIPH + 48" scope = over 144" aperature !! We had fun !
The BIPH attached to my Obsession 12.5"
BIPH in the Porter Turret scope focus tube - Stellafane 2008.
Me and BIPH at the Porter Turrett scope - Stellafane 2008.