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Beware of Fake Solar Eclipse Glasses that Could Harm Your Eyes

Beware of Fake Solar Eclipse Glasses that Could Harm Your Eyes

It is strongly recommended to use special solar filters such as eclipse glasses to view the partially eclipsed sun or uneclipsed sun. You can also scrub through the timeline to see what the entire event will look like! Teachers who are interested in ordering some glasses for their classroom can head to the Eclipse America website to request their pairs. While watching a solar eclipse requires specialized equipment, this is not the case for a lunar eclipse. Actually, you don't have to travel at all because everyone in the US will see either a full solar eclipse or a partial solar eclipse.

Those optical devices concentrate the solar rays, will damage your eclipse glasses or viewer, and seriously injure your eyes.

You will need special glasses or other equipment to safely see the eclipse, even if you're not in the 70-mile path of totality that stretches from or to SC.

All of Southwest Florida will experience a partial solar Eclipse with about 78 percent of the sun being blocked out by the moon.

The total solar eclipse on August 21 is a rare occurrence.

SC public safety officials are giving out eclipse tips like "Don't look at the sun while driving".

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A total solar eclipse can usually be seen from somewhere on the earth every 18 months, but the path of totality normally only covers a path that's about 50 miles wide.

The rest of the USA and North America, including Reading, will see a partial eclipse with the moon covering up only part of the sun.

Time: 1:00 p.m.to 4 p.m. This will literally make it go from light to dark outside for up to two minutes along the path of totality, or area of maximum eclipse.

Well, we all know the drill this time of year - afternoon thunderstorms.

Time: 12 p.m.to 3 p.m. If you miss this eclipse or the weather does not cooperate, the next total solar eclipse in the continental US will occur in April 2024.

On the intervening night of August 7 and 8, India will witness an upcoming lunar eclipse.


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