Solar sunglasses

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Solar sunglasses

Post by ausguerila » Wed Apr 11, 2018 10:54 am

Is there any way to make a pair of lenses that can be used to stare directly at the sun without any damage occurring to yourself or the lenses? Money is not an issue.

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Re: Solar sunglasses

Post by Merlin66 » Thu Apr 12, 2018 5:06 am

Do you mean something like a special pair of sunglasses? or something like a pair of binoculars?
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Re: Solar sunglasses

Post by marktownley » Thu Apr 12, 2018 7:04 am

Yes, i'm not sure I understand the objective of it either?
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Re: Solar sunglasses

Post by ausguerila » Sat Apr 14, 2018 7:50 am

Something like this: https://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/ ... cular.html but without magnification. How would this look?

Also how would I be able to use binoculars like the one linked to look for stuff during sunset?

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Re: Solar sunglasses

Post by marktownley » Sun Apr 15, 2018 8:49 am

Just use a set of eclipse glasses?

Yes, the binoculars you linked are suitable for looking at the sun at sunset.
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