solar eclipse

Solar eclipse eyesight warning

Devon Local Optical Committee and the Optometry group at the School of Health Professions at Plymouth University are warning people to exercise caution when viewing the solar eclipse.

The solar eclipse will take place on Friday 20th March 2015 and, dependent on location, people will see a partial eclipse, with up to 97% of the sun blocked out.

Whilst a solar eclipse is an...

A dark day and bright night at Meeth Quarry

Devon Wildlife Trust together with the North Devon Astronomical Society are inviting members of the public to join them for a unique viewing of the solar eclipse followed by star gazing at Meeth Quarry nature reserve.

The event will take place on Friday 20 March. Experts will guide visitors through the solar eclipse using professional equipment.

From 8am onwards the North Devon...