If I point the camera at the sun, will it burn the chip or cause damage?

Started Jun 8, 2004 | Discussions thread
Tom Rowland
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Re: If I point the camera at the sun, will it burn the chip or cause damage?
In reply to Judy Stone, Jun 8, 2004

This is a good link. I would not use anything to protect a camera that would not be safe enough to protect my eye.

http://skyandtelescope.com/observing/objects/sun/article_94_1.asp

You can buy Baader solar film for less than $US20 and make filters that are very safe. Do an eBay search for seller and do a google search for more information.

Judy Stone wrote:

Thanks

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