Published: Sun, August 13, 2017
Science | By Cecil Little

What to Look For When Buying Eclipse Glasses

What to Look For When Buying Eclipse Glasses

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This time, the path of total eclipse will be about 70 miles wide and begins in OR on the west coast and travels to SC on the east coast, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) reports on its eclipse website,

Scientists donated telescopes to trained volunteers to capture 90 minutes of the solar eclipse.

By now you have seen numerous reports on the solar eclipse that will occur on August 21.

14 Number of states in the path of totality from coast to coast.

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The partial solar eclipse will last 2 hours, 48 minutes, 58 seconds in Roanoke. He says this time around, he'll watch the eclipse on TV. In other words, the moon is directly blocking the face of the sun, and all you can see is the corona of the sun around the moon's image.

-Solar Eclipse VR (99 cents) needs to be attached to a virtual reality viewer like Google Cardboard to show you animated 360 degree looks at simulated eclipse's. Maximum coverage will happen at 1 p.m. Twice a year, the moon's orbit crosses that sun-Earth plane, which astronomers call the ecliptic, but that doesn't usually coincide with the new moon.

Even then, it's rare for a total solar eclipse to be visible across such a wide swath of the US.

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To help you prepare, we've included links to resources - what you need to know and how to safely view the eclipse. While many have already made preparations for the event, here are some facts about the upcoming eclipse.

If you're lucky enough to be in the path of totality, you may notice a change in the sky's hue as the shadow moves closer to you, Young says.

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From everything I've read it is worth the trip to travel and see the total eclipse.

As for what we can expect in our area: "It will be somewhat darker but the sun will still be visible", Hart said.

The moon will pass between the earth and the sun on a west-to-east trajectory and completely eclipse the sun first in Lincoln Beach, 10:16 a.m. Looking at the sun for even short periods can literally sunburn your cornea and blister the cells, causing painful irritation that if you're lucky goes away. "This is actually the region of the sun where solar activity comes from, where space weather comes from, which is something that I study very closely".

While Ellisons haven't seen cases of solar retinopathy as a result of looking directly in the sun, they said some of their fellow eye doctors have.

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