Subject: In a modern sextant why is it possible to view the sun.
Date: Sat Nov 11 15:11:12 2000
Posted by Ray
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Area of science: Astronomy
What difference is there between looking through a sextant with no filters
and looking at the sun directly?
Is there any filtering done via the sextant so that the eye is not damaged?
Re: In a modern sextant why is it possible to view the sun.
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