Well after doing this for 6 months I have decided to call it a day. I won't be updating this page with new images so often now. I think I have proved a point, in that if you really want to observe the Sun it is there to observe just about every day, and I live in Manchester UK, not known for it's Sunny days !!
I set the camera to automatic spot metering with shutter priority of about 1/250th sec this together with the steady shot feature of the camera allows sharp images. The aperture is about F6.7.
Also see my Lunar images with the same camera and teleconverter.
Suppliers for the filter...
Stockport Binocular & Telescope
Mercian Way, Edgeley, Sockport, SK3 9DF
Tel: 0161 429 8002
David Hinds Ltd
Unit 34 the Old Silk Mill, Brook Street, Tring, Herts, HP23 5EF
Tel: 01442 827768
Thousand Oaks Optical Solar filters can also be obtained from...
Thousand Oaks Optical
Box 4813, Thousand Oaks, California 91359, USA
Phone: (805) 491-3642 Fax: (805) 491-2393
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