To make sure your glasses are the real thing, look for the ISO symbol and the manufacturer's name.
"We used to say that you should look for evidence that they comply with the ISO 12312-2 global safety standard for filters for direct viewing of the sun", according to a statement on the American Astronomical Society's website.
The space agency advises photographers and amateur astronomers to get professional-grade solar filters for their binoculars, telescope or camera.
"This rare event will be exciting and even better when you view the eclipse safely", Alesha Hernandez, the FTC's consumer education specialist, wrote in a blog post. This means they have met a certain worldwide safety standard. If you want to drive to see a total eclipse the closest area to Crawfordsville will be western Kentucky and the southern tip of IL.
'In other words, the only place where humans can live in the solar system is also the only place where ideal solar eclipses occur and these eclipses are occurring at the one time when human observers can appreciate them, ' said Dr Hugh Ross, of Reason to Believe. Some are using the eclipse as an opportunity for a weekend trip. Return them for a replacement.
"As long as you are within the solar eclipse path, this app will talk you through the eclipse", she said. Even glasses that are scratched or wrinkled should be avoided, according to NASA.
"The very first total eclipse I witnessed was on March 7, 1970", Espenak writes in an article for EarthSky, an organization which has a website at: http://earthsky.org. By the way, the agency will have live programming and interactive online content during the eclipse at https://www.nasa.gov/eclipselive. For the rest of the United States, including Crawfordsville, it will be a partial eclipse. Or it's like being a quarter mile from the Pacific Ocean you've never seen and deciding to turn back. But a lot depends on where you are.
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The state weather bureau said lunar eclipses are safe to watch and observers don't need to use protective filters for the eyes. The full moon will emerge from the shadow area at 1918 GMT, and then the partial eclipse will end, said the report.
If you're planning to head down to Carbondale - it's about 330 miles south - and want to avoid driving, Greyhound has three daily stops in Carbondale and Amtrak is offering an "Amtrak Eclipse Express" train that will leave from Union Station. He said more than 100 people attended a Science on Tap session August 2 at Madison's Nomad World Pub, and some 300 came out when he spoke at the Institutes for Discovery on the UW-Madison campus Saturday, where he ran out of the eclipse glasses he was selling. They also tend to be made with special filters that preserve the color of the sun so viewers can more easily distinguish between the moon and the sun's outer ring, or corona. No matter where you end up watching the eclipse be prepared for a quick show. The injury can be temporary or permanent.
"If you wear (prescription) glasses, keep them on".
"The 2017 eclipse is a once-in-a-lifetime experience", Bob Jacobs, Volvo Car USA's vice president of marketing, product and brand communication, said in a statement.
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Those optical devices concentrate the solar rays, will damage your eclipse glasses or viewer, and seriously injure your eyes. He plans on bringing a portable telescope with him that is fitted with a special lens so he can safely view the eclipse.
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