Get your FREE IFAS Eclipse shades!

4 years 8 months ago - 4 years 8 months ago #103413 by Seanie_Morris
Get your FREE IFAS Eclipse shades! was created by Seanie_Morris
IFAS has a limited amount of stock left on our Solar Viewing Shades, and as a way of promoting safe viewing of the eclipse on March 20th, you can now get your pair of IFAS shades free!

Simply send a stamped addressed C6 envelope to:

Irish Federation of Astronomical Societies,
c/o Seanie Morris,
'ANSTEE',
Daingean Road,
Tullamore,
County Offaly

And 1 free solar viewing shade will be posted back! Limited to one envelope per person, only while stocks last.

Don't forget to read up on our safe viewing tips here:
www.irishastronomy.org/index.php?option=...id=100408&Itemid=211

And remember to take pictures of you using them and share them on the IFAS Facebook page!
www.facebook.com/irishastronomy


Thanks,

Seanie.

Midlands Astronomy Club.
Radio Presenter (Midlands 103), Space Enthusiast, Astronomy Outreach Co-ordinator.
Former IFAS Chairperson and Secretary.
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4 years 8 months ago #103421 by dave_lillis
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May I say Seanie that the club here in Limerick got the glasses last week in time out monthly meeting, they went down very well, we have been handing them out at a prolific rate,
Well done to yourself and all those in Ifas who organised these !

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IFAS Rep. Shannonside Astronomy Club (Limerick)

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but what a way to go. :)
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4 years 8 months ago #103436 by Seanie_Morris
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Thanks Dave, it's a team effort behind the scenes. I'm glad they were well-received by everyone.

:)

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4 years 8 months ago #103457 by Seanie_Morris
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TODAY IS THE LAST DAY TO GET YOUR FREE SOLAR VIEWER!

As tomorrow is St. Patrick's Day, then you should send your SAE to me today in order for me to get it on Wednesday, and send you back your viewer on the same day to have it on Thursday.


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Seanie.

Midlands Astronomy Club.
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Former IFAS Chairperson and Secretary.

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4 years 8 months ago - 4 years 8 months ago #103458 by Seanie_Morris
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The obligatory modelling shot...


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4 years 8 months ago #103460 by Seanie_Morris
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Oh, and to be charged €10 is a rip-off by the way! ;)

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4 years 8 months ago #103463 by Fermidox
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Seanie_Morris wrote: Oh, and to be charged €10 is a rip-off by the way! ;)


Unbelievable isn't it?? For my sins I get their email and nearly fell off the chair when I read that : angry:
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4 years 8 months ago #103466 by Paul Evans
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I gather it's €10 to see their projection of the Sun too. Maybe I should undercut them and only charge £5 for the show I'm putting on in Larne :)

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4 years 8 months ago - 4 years 8 months ago #103476 by johnomahony
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The Sky at Night magazine included a pair of glasses with the magazine this month. A good magazine and a pair of solar glasses for under €10 . No additional €5 P&P charge either. Available in any Easons store and most good newsagents. No brainer :whistle:
Can't beat the IFAS SAE deal though-well done Seanie.

The Lord giveth, the Revenue taketh away. (John 1:16)

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4 years 8 months ago #103480 by eclipsedan
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I've just found out that a commercial flight from Reykjavik to London Heathrow has decided to intercept the eclipse. The flight is only €355 so it's a major bargain if people want a last-minute way to see the eclipse. FI450.

And to think it's cheaper than 36 eclipse glasses...
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4 years 8 months ago #103482 by Seanie_Morris
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eclipsedan wrote: I've just found out that a commercial flight from Reykjavik to London Heathrow has decided to intercept the eclipse.... And to think it's cheaper than 36 eclipse glasses...


:laugh: :laugh: :laugh:

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4 years 8 months ago #103501 by Seanie_Morris
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Here is a fraction of what I received on behalf of IFAS to claim a free solar viewer. Thanks to you all for taking part!



My one last request to those of you who got one (after you share and enjoy them) is to post a selfie with them and share or tag the Irish Federation of Astronomical Societies on Facebook - it encourages more people to take note of solar astronomy safety, and boosts the IFAS profile too.

www.facebook.com/irishastronomy

Thanks a mil,

Seanie Morris

Midlands Astronomy Club.
Radio Presenter (Midlands 103), Space Enthusiast, Astronomy Outreach Co-ordinator.
Former IFAS Chairperson and Secretary.
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