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Unfiltered magnification during totality?

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#1 Cufisz

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Posted 07 April 2024 - 10:30 PM

Is it safe to observe the sun's Corona during the 2-3 minute period of totality through an 8" telescope without any filters? What about 7x50 binos?

 

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Posted 07 April 2024 - 10:34 PM

Yes, it is, just be VERY careful to stop viewing through the scope or binoculars well before totality ends.
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