Binocular KOMZ Baigish 50×50: is a china copy?

I met this little friend on one trip; he was attached free to my hotel room. His name is Baigish 50×50 and he is Russian. He was created on the manufactory called KOMZ – an optical-mechanical factory in Kazan, which has been existed since the time of the Soviet Union. KOMZ Baigish 50×50: a short review Well, it seems that a true increase in the binocular is only 15x, not 50x, as it signed. At least, I can find just a model 15×50 on the official site. (Truly, I could not find this model on the official site, so I…

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How to choose the best walkie-talkie for skiing?

When you go to the mountains, it’s not the best idea to choose the cellphone for connection to your friends. Cellular coverage in the mountains is fragmentary and you risk to stay without communication. Remember that it may be very dangerous in the mountains to stay without connection. It’s not necessary if you go to the popular skiing slope, but what if there is nobody around, and you need help? Sometimes it may be a question of your health or even life. So, this article is about how to choose the best two-way radio for skiing in the mountains. How…

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Moon sights and lunar phases

Moon viewing through a telescope Moon is the best object for beginner observers and not only for them. Its close location to the Earth allows stargazers to use not too expensive telescopes and even binoculars. Moreover, you can see the biggest sights with the naked eye. Therefore, can you imagine that having a powerful telescope, you can see the famous base of astronauts and traces of their rovers on the Moon’s surface? The Moon viewing can open to you many surprising and even strange things, like these: (here will be the photos) Lunar phases A month of the Moon continues…

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Types of telescopes

Telescopes types: optical schemes There are three different types of telescopes: reflector, refractor and catadioptric. Each type has its own advantages and disadvantages and suitable for different cases. This article is going to help you to understand, which is suitable for you. So, let`s see, what`s better: telescope reflecting or refracting, or catadioptric, maybe? Refracting telescopes A refractor, or a lens telescope, is the oldest type of telescopes. It was invented in 1609 by Galileo Galilei and was updated in consequence. Firstly, a refractor used two lenses: convex as an objective and concave in an eyepiece, that caused spherical and…

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Astronomy binoculars

Welcome, dear visitors, I glad to see you here, on my website! Make yourself at home, whether you at home or not. By the way, did you ever feel that your real home is not the place, where are you currently live? I did. Some of us suppose that home is not a place but is the soulmate, who we will meet someday. The others find a home in different cultures, which they feel identity with. But what if our souls are from far-far away? Far in a deep sky, where time transforms and disappears, and substance burns. Did you…

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Binoculars with night vision

How does night vision binoculars work? Usually, people use night vision devices for hunting, terrain orientation, for watching night animals and so one. In other words, they use it in outdoor. There must be the moonlight or light of stars. The principle of night vision devices work is the increase of rushlight, which is not enough for our eyes. Any night vision binocular does not work in absolute darkness without special assistance. If you stay in a closed room without windows or any least sources of light, your night vision device won’t help you if only it uses infrared light.…

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Opera glasses vs binoculars

A drama of a famous author is performed on the stage and yesterday you have bought the ticket to get the pleasure of it. To the right, you notice small elegant binoculars, shining noble purple brightness in the hand of a lady. You both sit in the same row, but she sees everything in detail, and you only the general. What’s this? Do you really miss all the fun? The devil is in the details! At the end of the article you can see our video review. Click to pass! What are the opera glasses called? Going to the theatre…

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What is a walkie-talkie?

Guess what: a portable device which can transmit your voice through the air, but is not a mobile phone? It seems you’ve heard something about an outdated appliance called “radio”… wait a minute! Does it still exist? Oh, yeah! It exists and not going to die! Walkie-talkies versus cell phones Two-way radios are now popular and able to replace a mobile phone in some cases. Here are several reasons to use a walkie-talkie: In work groups, when people need to connect to each other immediately, a cell phone does not fit. A radio works differently from a mobile phone: the…

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Curonian Spit National Park

Dear guests! Have you ever heard about Curonian spit? It is an amazing natural creation which connects the most western Russian city and Lithuania. It’s the place where the grate stately Baltic sea meets the Curonian lagoon, where the mysterious dancing forest sprouts his twisted roots through the legends of ancient pagans. The place where you can find sun-like amber on the beach’s white sand and take it to your home for remembering. Let’s go, I’ll tell you a story about Curonian spit from the Russian side. On the way, we’ll visit Kaliningrad, ex-German city Königsberg, where the famous philosopher…

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