How to know your eclipse glasses are safe

Join millions across history on Aug. 21

Join millions across history on Aug. 21

You can clearly see the temperature drop during totality, then the rise once the sun reappears.

"A partial solar eclipse is interesting; a total solar eclipse is breathtaking", astronomy Professor Bhasker Moorthy said. The eclipse begins at 9:11 a.m. with the maximum eclipse at 10:25 a.m., and will finish at 11:46 a.m. Refreshments will be served.

While the eclipse's path of totality on August 21 will pass through the Carbondale area, viewers at Harper will see the moon obscure up to 87 percent of the sun at about 1:18 p.m.

Proper eye protection is a must for anyone looking up at a solar eclipse.

It isn't safe to look at the sun with the naked eye.

The eclipse will be visible across the continental United States and is the first of its kind since 1979.

"Unfortunately, I think it is probably true that during every solar eclipse, there's bound to be somebody who does get hurt", says Chou.

The total solar eclipse will be live streamed inside Science North.

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You can purchase TSE glasses at Amazon and Walmart. For those in the path of totality - a thin path only 70 miles wide stretching from OR to SC - the sun will be completely blocked by the moon for about 2 minutes and 40 seconds.

But scientists are warning the public that fake glasses are flooding the market.

Here in Rockwall, our deepest eclipse will be when 76.6% of the Sun is covered by the Moon. The company started planning for this eclipse about two years ago and hired around 60 additional workers.

We'll be covering the astronomical event - in its entirety on the 21st.

Fienberg is also concerned about fraudulent products made to look like the ones manufactured by reputable companies.

Instead, he recommends picking up a pair of certified solar eclipse viewing glasses, using filters (Baader Solar film or glass solar filter lenses designed for solar viewing) on telescopes, binoculars and cameras or building your own viewing devices, including a pinhole viewer (visit YouTube.be/iFilLWIKLOQ).

One of the best ways to view the eclipse is to simply take a piece of paper - heavier paper like construction paper is best - and poke a hole in it with a paperclip.

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