How visible will the August 21 solar eclipse be in your area?

Library to host solar eclipse programs

And Chou is anxious about first-timers and other folks who might look up at the spectacle without much forethought.

Columbia is pitching itself as the "Total Eclipse Capital of the East Coast" because the city will experience 2 minutes, 36 seconds of blackout beginning at 2:42 p.m., longer than any metro area on the eastern seaboard. "Safe solar filters produce a view of the sun that is comfortably bright (like the full moon), in focus, and surrounded by black sky".

Did you know that a total solar eclipse will be visible in parts of the United States on Monday, August 21st, 2017?

Around 88 percent of the sun will be covered by the moon near the Canadian border.

"The doctor told him he had a cute little crescent-shaped scar on the back of his retina". I'm really looking forward to a safe event, good weather and most of all.... If you do, you won't be alone; lots of folks are traveling to get a better look. Call ahead to see if they have any left. Additionally, as viewers outside the path of totality will only experience a partial eclipse, they must wear viewing glasses throughout the entire event to see the action.

These glasses block out 100% of harmful ultraviolet rays, according to the American Paper Optic's website.

They also recommend that you avoid some of the more recent homemade alternatives that are popping up online.

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Additionally, people can lock their doors, turn on outside lights, and be outside with their neighbors and police from 5 to 9 p.m. Increasingly, police will say that the culture of "no-snitching" is hard to overcome, and in that instance, nobody wins.

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If you were to simply sit in one place and wait for a total solar eclipse to happen, you would have to wait, on average, about 375 years.

"We're going 24/7", says Lewin.

NASA has only approved eclipse glasses from a few companies.

The concern is that scammers appear to be selling bogus products.

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

"This is where you want to be - somewhere along this line", said Dulsky. They also allow viewers to look at the sun for an unlimited amount of time. Plan now for a story you can tell your great grandchildren. To purchase proper eclipse-viewing sunglasses, make sure to go through one of the reputable vendors listed by the AAS. Staring at the Sun under such circumstances is like using a magnifying glass to focus sunlight onto tinder.

Of course, there's another option: looking at a partial eclipse only indirectly. Our County Library is a fantastic venue to view the eclipse and NASA's Jet Propulsion lab with which I've been affiliated since 2004 is doing a wonderful job providing resources like the ones below.

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