This coming Monday, millions of people across the United States will enjoy a rare opportunity to observe a total solar eclipse - or, at least, a partial one, for those unable to situate themselves within the 2017 path of totality. "So that's also a big deal", said Young. Pundits are already calling for it to be "the most tweeted event ever" or the "most photographed natural event ever", and here in Avon we are heavily underway with our preparations for our Solar Eclipse Watch Party hosted by our friends at the Westin Riverfront Resort and Spa.
People living across the continental USA will have a chance to see a total solar eclipse for the first time in 99 years next week on August 21, so you might be thinking about taking some pics.
Zoos and aquariums within or near the path of totality in cities such as Nashville, Columbia and Omaha, Nebraska, will study animal behaviour during this eclipse. It only lasts one to two minutes. The peak time of the eclipse will be around 1:25 p.m., according to the curator of the Lafayette Science Museum.
The path of totality, the 60-70 mile wide line in which the total eclipse will be viewable, spans 14 U.S. states: Oregon, Idaho, Wyoming, Montana, Nebraska, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Illinois, Kentucky, Tennessee, Georgia, and North and SC.
After making 22 calls to stores around the area, I found all of the stores that had sold the glasses, were sold out.
Any kitchen utensil with holes in it will work nicely to project the shadow of the moon as it moves in front of the sun onto the ground (or any other surface). "Never look at the Sun through the pinhole - it is not safe". The solar eclipse will begin at 9am.
A pop-up observatory, complete with solar telescopes and a limited supply of viewing glasses, will be held in the engineering complex near the Taylor Institute.
This solar eclipse is the first in almost 100 years to cover a major potion of the U.S. The goal of the Megamovie initiative is to study how the Sun's corona changes over time.
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Retinal damage by the sun will appear as black blockages in your vision.
Lee Azpiroz, optometrist at PeaceHealth Medical Group, offers safety tips for Creswellian viewers during this spectacular event.
The shadow is cone-shaped, and by the time it reaches Earth, it's much smaller than the actual size of the moon, he said. "They'll see a very shallow, partial eclipse", said Royal Astronomy Society acting director Robert Massey.
You can still damage your eyes by looking through a camera viewfinder that is focused on the sun for more than a quick picture. "You have to be ready when totality starts, because you can't stop the moon". "It goes away and your eyes are able to handle a brief moment like that. but if you stare at that sun for 3 or 4 minutes and look away, that dark spot may not go away". Majority happen over the ocean somewhere because most of the Earth is ocean. They also say be aware that phones may lose their battery charge faster than usual in areas where the cell service is compromised.
Welding glasses at ACE Hardware are sold out, even though they were only shade 8. "The same thing can happen to your eyes", said Giovinazzo.
Something you have to see to believe.
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