(As posted on the Facebook group page) Over the past 10 days I have purchased and delivered nearly 400 solar eclipse viewers to astronomy fans here on PEI. What was […]
In what has been an amazing turn of events, I have sold or committed 350 solar viewers for astronomy fans here on Prince Edward Island. Late last week it looked […]
The Royal Astronomical Society of Canada eclipse viewers have arrived. If you reserved them, you can pay for them and pick them up at: Superstore parking lot in front of […]
As with many plans, sometimes things never quite work out as intended. Take for example, my initiative to buy 300 pairs of solar viewing glasses from American Paper Optics, LLC. […]
Solar viewers, commonly known as “eclipse glasses”, are perfectly safe for observing the Sun at any time including during a solar eclipse. On some days when the Sun is very […]
Although I have not been diligent with my posts to my website, I have been active on the Facebook Sidewalk Astronomers of Charlottetown group. Most of my posts have been […]
On Monday, May 9, 2016 the planet Mercury will begin a pass (transit) in front of the Sun, an event which, weather permitting, will be completely observable from Charlottetown. The […]
Next week is when this year’s only solar eclipse occurs. Unfortunately it will not be visible from our area as it is only visible from Pacific regions. For information about […]
Recently I read a post on Facebook about the Carrington Event, a massive , powerful solar storm that hit the Earth 159 years ago on 2 September 1856. In the […]
Today you could say it is the day of a solar conjunction; that is, a day when we are forecasted to have clear skies and my illness is allowing me to consider doing some solar observing.
I plan to be at the Boardwalk today from 12:30 – 2:30PM. If you are in the area, drop by, say hello, see the Sun and get a free pair of solar observing glasses, courtesy of the PEI Association of Optometrists.