sun scope

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sun scope

Postby Vapouriser » Wed Mar 24, 2010 12:23 pm

I should like to project the sun but have been assured my telescopes will melt rather quickly.So I am wonderering if I can make something simple and cheap,especialy cheap.if I can find a couple of suitable lenses and put them in a tube but what lenses.grateful for any help.spud.
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RE: sun scope

Postby brianb » Wed Mar 24, 2010 1:13 pm

[quote]So I am wonderering if I can make something simple and cheap,especialy cheap[/quote]
Baader solar film is less than £20 for an A4 sheet (big enough for an 8" scope) ... gives a far better view than projection & is perfectly safe (if used according to the instructions).

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RE: sun scope

Postby Vapouriser » Thu Mar 25, 2010 10:00 pm

That sounds easy enough for me thanksbrian
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