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Old 24-12-2014, 12:00 PM
issdaol (Phil)
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If you wish to do visual observation of the sun with an existing telescope the best option is the Baader Cool Ceramic Hershel Wedge.

This is used for direct solar observation instead of your normal diagonal adaptor.

It has all the necessary inbuilt protection and filters to allow this to happen safely using your normal telescope and eyepieces.

I have attached some images so you can see what this looks like.

Please note that these can only be used with refractors.
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