Observing the Sun - Keeping safety in front (article inside)

4 years 5 months ago #103168 by Seanie_Morris
Hi All,

Here is a little aid to solar observing and how to do it safely. Not specific to the March 20th solar eclipse in mind, it can serve as a guide to allow beginners see what they can use to observe the Sun safely. Also included in the Articles section on this website.

Download the Adobe PDF file here (5.3MB):

www.irishastronomy.org/images/How%20to%2...Sun%20%28IFAS%29.pdf

Distribute, copy and print it as you see fit!


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 5 months ago #103170 by Roy Stewart
Nice1 Seanie.

Cheers Roy

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4 years 5 months ago #103172 by michael_murphy
Hi Seanie,

Slight typo in section 5 under the photos 'Coronnoado PST '.

Great info, well done.

Michael.

IFAS Chairperson.

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4 years 5 months ago #103173 by Seanie_Morris

michael_murphy wrote: Slight typo in section 5 under the photos 'Coronnoado PST '.


Thanks Michael, re-uploaded it corrected.

:)

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

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4 years 5 months ago #103196 by Seanie_Morris
Hi all,

There was once instance brought to my attention when the link didn't work. If you encounter problems, let me know.

I can also email the document by request.


Thanks,

Seanie.

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