Second, don't use a good pair of binoculars
. While you're aiming them at the Sun, the intense beam of focused sunlight will be dancing around inside the eyepiece housing, heating up the field stop and melting any plastic parts it stays in contact with for too long.
"If I am planning to glass for a long time, I don't just stare through a pair of binoculars
until my eyes hurt; I have a game plan.
You can pay anything between about PS40 and PS1,500 for a pair of binoculars
, so it's something that you (and he!) will want to get right.
A CAMERA and a pair of binoculars
were among the items stolen during a burglary in Northumberland.
An officer responded to the call and, after seeing the stange object in the sky through a pair of binoculars
, he was bewildered and rang his superiors.
However, Customs officers discovered the unlicensed weapons along with a pair of binoculars
and arrested him.
TIME WAS, FINDING A DECENT PAIR OF BINOCULARS
without spending a fortune was tough to do, hut not any more.
For example, every sports fan who has attended a live event and could only afford or secure one of the “cheap seats” can attest to the incredible benefit provided by a powerful pair of binoculars
in helping them to make the best out of their distant view.
Staring from the top, the safest way to inspect the roof is from the ground, using a pair of binoculars
so you can see it clearly.
Might I respectfully suggest that Ann Lucas and her team use the first slice of this money in buying a pair of binoculars
and a very large magnifying glass.
Not literally, of course - you don't need to be hanging around the departures lounge at Gatwick or Heathrow with a pair of binoculars
and a copy of the weekend fixtures.
Any observations near to the perihelion date will be challenging but it will be worth finding a location with a clear western horizon and using a pair of binoculars
after the Sun has set.