Solar Finder is the safe way to align your scope to the sun.
The finder fits into all standard finder
safety and that of your equipment, be sure that your solar filter is attached
to your scope before you start this process. The Solar Finder uses a projection
of the sun’s rays for alignment.
should not look through the finder at any time as the sun can damage your eyes.
The StarGuy Solar Finder attaches to your scopes finder shoe. The side
with the “pinhole” faces the sun.
Tighten it in place with the set screws on the finder shoe.
white adjustment knob slightly and move the unit so that it is aligned with
your scope. The sun shines through the pinhole and projects a small white dot onto
the circle on the back of the unit. Center this projection on the circle.
a wide field eyepiece, with your solar filter in place. The sun should be
visible in your scope. It may not be centered.
If the sun
is not visible, center the sun in your scope using a low power eyepiece and
then re-align the Solar Finder by loosening the front adjustment knob.
Tighten firmly when finished.