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Re: [SCA-Archery] SAFETY - solar eclipse this Sunday, May 20, 2012

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  • Karl W. Evoy
    Weird; it was a cut and paste from the address bar. :confused: Ancel ... From: Chris Ivins To: SCA-Archery@yahoogroups.com Sent: Friday, May 18, 2012 7:52 PM
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      Weird; it was a cut and paste from the address bar. :confused:
      Ancel
       
      ----- Original Message -----
      Sent: Friday, May 18, 2012 7:52 PM
      Subject: Re: [SCA-Archery] SAFETY - solar eclipse this Sunday, May 20, 2012

       

      Methinks you put too many http://www's in there somehow, the link doesn't work unless you cut & paste. (Nice song choice, though!)

      - Iurii

      --- On Fri, 5/18/12, Karl W. Evoy <kweancel@...> wrote:

      From: Karl W. Evoy <kweancel@...>
      Subject: Re: [SCA-Archery] SAFETY - solar eclipse this Sunday, May 20, 2012
      To: SCA-Archery@yahoogroups.com
      Date: Friday, May 18, 2012, 1:03 PM

      


      Ancel
       
      ----- Original Message -----
      Sent: Friday, May 18, 2012 1:06 PM
      Subject: Re: [SCA-Archery] SAFETY - solar eclipse this Sunday, May 20, 2012

       

      "I have seen the Light, Brother!"

      ---- John Rossignol <giguette@...> wrote:
      > Just a safety reminder:
      >
      > There will be an annular eclipse of the sun visible in much of the
      > western U.S, including California, beginning around 6:00 PM this Sunday,
      > May 20, 2012.
      > http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Solar_eclipse_of_May_20,_2012
      >
      > During the eclipse, it may feel comfortable to look directly at the sun
      > with your naked eye, or with normal sunglasses/. *DON'T*
      >
      > *Do NOT look directly at the sun with your naked eye, normal sunglasses
      > (including polaroids), or especially with any type of magnifying device
      > such as binoculars, telescope, or camera lens.*/
      >
      > Doing so would fry your retinas, most likely causing permanent blindness.
      >
      > This article explains ways to view the eclipse safely:
      > http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Annular_eclipse#Viewing
      >
      > Please pass this warning along to others -- your kids, neighbors,
      > Facebook friends, everyone. It's better to sound like a fussy old hen
      > than to risk even one person losing their eyesight.
      >
      > -John Rossignol
      >



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