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Jonathan Rees

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Celestron came out with the EclipSmart Refracting Telescope. It's a $100, 50 mm scope that's made purely for solar observing. Here's the Amazon link (more so you can see it than for helping you buy one). Sure, you can buy a solar shield for less, but this is an all in one unit. By the way, the tripod it comes with is junk, but it gets the job done.  https://www.amazon.com/Celestron-EclipSmart-Certified-Refracting-22060/dp/B000051TN6/ref=sr_1_1?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1501969944&sr=1-1&keywords=Celestron+EclipSmart+ISO+Certified%2C+2017+North+American+Total+Solar+Eclipse+Refracting+Telescope%2C+White+(22060)

The picture below was taken on July 15 around 3:00-ish.
The scope is the one described above.
The camera is the Celestron 93709 NexImage Solar System Imager.



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