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Re: Don't look at the eclipse through your spotter!!!
« Reply #25 on: August 27, 2017, 01:00:40 PM »
How is the eye doing?
It is better to be consistently incorrect than inconsistently correct...

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Re: Don't look at the eclipse through your spotter!!!
« Reply #26 on: August 27, 2017, 01:06:07 PM »
 :yeah:
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Re: Don't look at the eclipse through your spotter!!!
« Reply #27 on: August 27, 2017, 01:35:59 PM »
Your making it hard to thin the pack, with these PSA's
What is a PSA?
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Re: Don't look at the eclipse through your spotter!!!
« Reply #28 on: August 27, 2017, 01:39:43 PM »
PSA = Public Service Announcement.
It is better to be consistently incorrect than inconsistently correct...

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Re: Don't look at the eclipse through your spotter!!!
« Reply #29 on: August 27, 2017, 02:35:51 PM »
ahhh that's a good one when put together.  :chuckle:
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Re: Don't look at the eclipse through your spotter!!!
« Reply #30 on: August 27, 2017, 02:56:11 PM »
I grew up in an era of magnifying glasses, and ants....
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Re: Don't look at the eclipse through your spotter!!!
« Reply #31 on: August 27, 2017, 04:03:09 PM »
I grew up in an era of magnifying glasses, and ants....

These were epic times
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Re: Don't look at the eclipse through your spotter!!!
« Reply #32 on: August 27, 2017, 09:21:14 PM »
So, it seems like my eye is fine...I might have just caught a glancing blow. I do remember watching the plastic lense melt while looking at the sun, but I must have turned away in time to save my eye. Thanks for your concern

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Re: Don't look at the eclipse through your spotter!!!
« Reply #33 on: August 27, 2017, 10:01:29 PM »
I grew up in an era of magnifying glasses, and ants....

These were epic times

 :yeah:  :chuckle: back when you couldn't wait to go outside and didn't think about allergies or injuries. :tup:
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Re: Don't look at the eclipse through your spotter!!!
« Reply #34 on: August 27, 2017, 10:07:56 PM »
I would have thought the glasses would protect you. Wow.

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Re: Don't look at the eclipse through your spotter!!!
« Reply #35 on: August 28, 2017, 06:42:22 AM »
I would have thought the glasses would protect you. Wow.
They would. Just not when looking through something that magnifies

When I was looking for ways to watch the eclipse every site said if using binoculars or a scope, don't keep your solar glasses on.

Btw glad OP is ok
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Re: Don't look at the eclipse through your spotter!!!
« Reply #36 on: August 28, 2017, 07:48:39 AM »
So, it seems like my eye is fine...I might have just caught a glancing blow. I do remember watching the plastic lense melt while looking at the sun, but I must have turned away in time to save my eye. Thanks for your concern
Phew. that's a relief. Glad to hear there's no apparent damage.  :)

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Re: Don't look at the eclipse through your spotter!!!
« Reply #37 on: August 28, 2017, 08:00:39 AM »
And in related news...


A health professional in California reported cases where eclipse-viewers sought medical treatment because they put sunscreen on their eyeballs to view last week’s solar eclipse.

KRCTV.com reported that these individuals applied the sunscreen because they did not have the NASA-approved eyewear.

http://www.foxnews.com/health/2017/08/28/health-professionals-report-cases-where-people-put-sunscreen-on-their-eyeballs-to-watch-eclipse.html
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Re: Don't look at the eclipse through your spotter!!!
« Reply #38 on: August 28, 2017, 08:25:13 AM »
And in related news...


A health professional in California reported cases where eclipse-viewers sought medical treatment because they put sunscreen on their eyeballs to view last week’s solar eclipse.

KRCTV.com reported that these individuals applied the sunscreen because they did not have the NASA-approved eyewear.

http://www.foxnews.com/health/2017/08/28/health-professionals-report-cases-where-people-put-sunscreen-on-their-eyeballs-to-watch-eclipse.html
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Re: Don't look at the eclipse through your spotter!!!
« Reply #39 on: August 28, 2017, 08:28:00 AM »
And in related news...


A health professional in California reported cases where eclipse-viewers sought medical treatment because they put sunscreen on their eyeballs to view last week’s solar eclipse.

KRCTV.com reported that these individuals applied the sunscreen because they did not have the NASA-approved eyewear.

http://www.foxnews.com/health/2017/08/28/health-professionals-report-cases-where-people-put-sunscreen-on-their-eyeballs-to-watch-eclipse.html
And these people vote, and reproduce...... :yike:
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Re: Don't look at the eclipse through your spotter!!!
« Reply #40 on: August 28, 2017, 08:29:29 AM »
And in related news...


A health professional in California reported cases where eclipse-viewers sought medical treatment because they put sunscreen on their eyeballs to view last week’s solar eclipse.

KRCTV.com reported that these individuals applied the sunscreen because they did not have the NASA-approved eyewear.

http://www.foxnews.com/health/2017/08/28/health-professionals-report-cases-where-people-put-sunscreen-on-their-eyeballs-to-watch-eclipse.html

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Re: Don't look at the eclipse through your spotter!!!
« Reply #41 on: August 28, 2017, 09:29:36 AM »
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Re: Don't look at the eclipse through your spotter!!!
« Reply #42 on: August 28, 2017, 09:51:06 AM »
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Re: Don't look at the eclipse through your spotter!!!
« Reply #43 on: September 02, 2017, 10:20:00 PM »
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