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“Eclipse” glasses, or “Partial Eclipse” glasses?

Why are they called “eclipse glasses”? Do you need them if you’re in the path? What about if you’re not in the path?

glasses2(You WILL need them – get … Read More »



Can I wear eclipse glasses over my regular eyeglasses?

Yes, you can certainly put them over regular eyeglasses, as I myself do!

The reality is that these “eclipse glasses” are really solar filters, and are designed to be used for only a brief time, as you glance at the partial phases to check on the progress of the … Read More »



How do I look at the Sun without going blind?

This is a biggie. You CANNOT look at the Sun while ANY PART of its bright disk is still visible. The moon does cover quite a bit of it during the partial phases leading up to totality, but you HAVE to use special solar viewing glasses (also called “eclipse … Read More »



I’m not in the path. Where exactly should I go to watch it?

At www.eclipse2017.org, we will have the locations of all the official viewing areas that have been set up by the local communities in the path. Hopefully there will be a lot of these, and they will be set up with security and eclipse viewing glasses so you can safely … Read More »



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