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    Default Partial Solar Eclipse in Nanaimo

    On Sunday May 20, there will be a partial solar eclipse viewable from Nanaimo as the moon moves between us and the sun.

    Volunteers from the Nanaimo Astronomy Society will be giving the public a chance to view the partial eclipse safely from Maffeo Sutton Park.

    We will have some solar telescopes set up along with a large number of eclipse glasses that people can use at the event to view the eclipse.

    The eclipse should be visible just before 2 PM and will remain visible until after 7 PM.

    WARNING: It is VERY IMPORTANT that you do not look at the eclipse with binoculars or standard telescopes.
    If you do, you run the risk of severe damage to your eyes.
    Last edited by ebusinesstutor; 05-04-2012 at 01:01 PM. Reason: spelling error
    Garland Coulson, "Captain Time"

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    Ah, and it's on a Sunday!

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    Ha Ha, took me a minute to get it riverrat!
    Garland Coulson, "Captain Time"

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