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    Re: Bris Sextant
    From: Alexandre Eremenko
    Date: 2005 Nov 7, 10:43 -0500

    John,
    
    > >> I then held the apparatus in front of one side of a 7 x 35 binocular.
    
    I don't understand how can you do this.
    Diameter of the objective lens of your binocular is 35 mm.
    Unless your Bris-device is bigger than that,
    part of the objective lens remains uncovered.
    Then looking in the direction of the Sun (for example
    when you try to observe the "first Sun" reflected by the Bris
    which is only 10 degrees apart from the real Sun will blind you.
    
    The angle of view of your binocular is probably 6 degrees,
    so you are looking within 4 degrees from the real Sun through a 35 mm
    binocular!
    I would never take such risk.
    
    Alex.
    
    
    

       
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