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Solar filter for my 12.5 Dob

Started by Grumpy_one, 06/22/2017 11:11AM
Posted 06/22/2017 11:11AM Opening Post
I live about 50 miles from where the total eclipse will be Aug 21. All I have left of all my telescopes is my 12.5 F6.4 obsession type homebuilt. I called obsession to see what they would recommend for a solar filter and they said dont' even take that telescope outside during daylight. Used to do it all the time with a mask. But I've since sold my 9.25 and my solar filter went with it. I was thinking of just ordering Baader solar film and make another mask. Anyone doing the same thing? Thoughts?