Solar eclipses are pretty neat, but the truth is, I was right to be a little frightened of one when I was a child.
With an historic solar eclipse quickly approaching, many are scrambling to make plans on where to watch it.
That means viewing the almost two-hour long partial eclipse without solar glasses or some other implement is unsafe and can result in severe eye damage. Even with one-day shipping, orders aren't expected to arrive until Monday. Associate Dean for Natural Sciences at UNC Dr. Chris Clemens, you will still witness a sizable portion of the Sun covered by the moon. Be sure to take it in because something like this won't happen for several decades over our tri-state area! This means that the visible side of the moon is darkened, because the moon is closer to the sun. Instead, you can use a method called pinhole projection: by letting sunlight shine through an opening, such as a hole in a sheet of paper, and onto another surface, you can see a projection of the crescent sun. Hold your fingers in a waffle pattern, with the shadow projected on a hard surface such as a sidewalk or deck. The glasses feature a special filter that blocks out all UV light and most visible light too.
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In the path of totality, the sky will darken drastically. There will be a discussion about the different types of solar eclipses and how they happen. NASA recommends eclipse watchers refer to the American Astronomical Society website for a list of reputable vendors selling solar glasses and viewers.
The moon's shadow will pass through 14 states during the August 21 eclipse: Oregon, Idaho, Wyoming, Nebraska, Kansas, Missouri, Illinois, Kentucky, Tennessee, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina and the southwestern borders of Montana and Iowa.
With only two days to go, NASA-approved solar eclipse glasses are almost impossible to find. The peak eclipse will occur around 2:40 p.m.
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He struck out the side in the second inning and allowed only one run more in 3 2/3 innings before reaching the 85-pitch limit. This team fought through the loser's bracket, after getting shell shocked in the first game in Indianapolis.
Will weather be an issue during the eclipse? The eclipse will reach its maximum in the USVI when about 90 percent of the Sun will be blocked out at 3:36 p.m., and from that point, the Sun will become less and less obscured until the Moon completely unblocks the Sun, at 4:47 p.m.
"It's really like a once in a lifetime thing to see the actual total eclipse", explains Matt Bigler, an eclipse fanatic.
NASA notes that glasses must comply with the ISO 12312-2 safety standard if you plan on staring directly at the eclipse.
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