2017 Eclipse

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Re: 2017 Eclipse

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There's a partial solar eclipse reaching its maximum in about half an hour here. I've dusted off my old 2017 eclipse viewing glasses to have a look. Only 20% of the sun will be eclipsed, but it's still an excuse to stand in the carpark for a few minutes.
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That was fun.

Does anybody here live in the far north of Canada?
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Re: 2017 Eclipse

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Ah, you've seen. I was going to say that I hoped your eclipse glasses were good quality or ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zvvBOWI1-jY
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Sy Borg wrote:Ah, you've seen. I was going to say that I hoped your eclipse glasses were good quality or ...
:lol: . Since I leant my eclipse glasses to everybody I work with so they could have a look, I hope so too. Otherwise we might have a localised Day of The Triffids type problem.
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Re: 2017 Eclipse

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It's always been interesting that there seem to be so many blues and Motown type musicians who are/were blind. So much so that it's become a bit of a cliché.
If the Day of The Triffids ever does dawn at least the quality of the music won't suffer too much.
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