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Solar observation

Safe solar observing tips. First: not for kids! Only with an experienced observer adult and never let them alone a moment. With Fernando Ballesteros, Observatory Astronomic, Unversity of Valencia www.uv.es/obsast

NEVER LOOK AT THE SUN DIRECTLY!!
NEVER USE OPTICAL INSTRUMENTS WHATSOEVER WITOUT AN ASTRONOMICAL SOLAR FILTER IN FRONT OF THE LENS
SOLAR FILTERS IN THE EYEPIECE ARE NOT SAFE!!
AN X-RAY FILM IS NOT SAFE!!

REMEMBER:
JUST A FRACTION OF A SECOND IS ENOUGH TO BURN YOUR EYESIGHT FOREVER!!


JUST A FRACTION OF A SECOND

IS ENOUGH TO BURN YOUR EYES FOREVER!!

NEVER USE BINOCULARS FOR THE SUN!

ALWAYS USE A SOLAR FILTER IN FRONT!



AN X-RAY FILM IS NOT SAFE!!

ONLY WAY WITHOUT FILTER: FOCUSING ON A PAPER

WARNING: NEVER LOOK TROUGH EYEPIECE OR FINDER!!