Re: [SCA-Archery] SAFETY - solar eclipse this Sunday, May 20, 2012
- Weird; it was a cut and paste from the address bar. :confused:Ancel----- Original Message -----From: Chris IvinsSent: Friday, May 18, 2012 7:52 PMSubject: 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!)
--- 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
Date: Friday, May 18, 2012, 1:03 PMAncel----- Original Message -----From: Jim PicketteCc: John RossignolSent: Friday, May 18, 2012 1:06 PMSubject: 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.
> 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:
> 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