Solar Imaging Kit

My experience of solar imaging is limited. For the recent partial eclipse I bought a Baader Solar Filter for the GT81:

Baader Film

Then I attached my DSLR in the normal way using a T-ring, and put the whole assembly onto the Porta II, having first removed the  red-dot finder:

Solar setup

To complete the picture I used the Canon’s LiveView function to view the solar disc on a laptop. I can’t bring myself to view it directly through the scope. Call be a Luddite if you will..

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ZWO ASI120MC camera on a WO GT81
ZWO ASI120MC camera on a WO GT81. Note the extension tube to reach focus (just!)

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The Night Sky above Somerset