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So you are observing the sun through your solar scope. 

Face anointed with sun block, head etc covered. 

How do you all protect your non-viewing eye, and any part of your viewing eye which may be vulnerable? 

Spectacle wearers who need to use specs to look, may be affected by refraction for example. 

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In what way are your eyes vulnerable?

I use binoviewers for solar so my answer is nothing.

 

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No need to overthink this. Your other eye is likely looking at the ground and under no threat at all.

Use an eyepatch of you wish......to look like a pirate ;) 

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You could even close the lid on your non-viewing eye? ?

Seriously, as Stu writes, you’re maybe worrying too much.

p.s. I bought a tube of sunblock in 1984 ... and still have half left.

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1 hour ago, Stu said:

No need to overthink this. Your other eye is likely looking at the ground and under no threat at all.

Use an eyepatch of you wish......to look like a pirate ;) 

R-Sky do a big white solar viewing hood, seems ideal with an eye patch - cosplay "Assassin's Creed" :D

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1 hour ago, Stu said:

No need to overthink this. Your other eye is likely looking at the ground and under no threat at all.

Use an eyepatch of you wish......to look like a pirate ;) 

Arrrr me use da eye patCH to protect viewing eye at nigth time... only gets lifted when about to put my eye on the eyepiece.

 

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41 minutes ago, Simoncwr said:

Maui Jims, just punch out the other lens....

Nah, too expensive

 

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