Observing the Sun: Full-Aperture Filters

  • Michael Maunder
  • Patrick Moore
Part of the Practical Astronomy book series (PATRICKMOORE)


For almost all occasions the only perfectly safe way to view the Sun is to project the image, and that is our next major step, reviewed in the next chapter. Before doing so, there is a risk with some types of telescope which is of such potentially fatal consequences that it merits repetition in some detail here.


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  • Michael Maunder
  • Patrick Moore

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