Solar Astronomy

(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 […]

Eclipsed Eclipsers

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 […]

Solar Imaging

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 […]

g4131Today 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. 0