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TOTAL SOLAR ECLIPSE 2017!

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Please Share! View the TOTAL SOLAR ECLIPSE safely on Monday, Aug. 21 by viewing NASA's live broadcast from your smart device, by using a level 12-14 welding sheild, purchasing official Eclipse Glasses, or viewing indirectly with a pinhole projector!

Here is a list of resources from NASA to do just that!

View the Total Solar Eclipse LIVE with NASA 

View with Official Eclipse Glasses

Build and view with a Pinhole Projector

More resources from NASA; eclipse map, viewing fun, and safety!

Looking at the sun directly is NOT safe, without proper special-purpose solar filters. ENJOY and be SAFE!

HOW THE SUN CAUSES PERMANENT VISION LOSS:

When you hold a magnifying glass up to the sun. It focuses light intensely enough to start a fire. Something similar happens with the lens in your eye when it’s focused directly on the sun.

The light from the sun is very intense and concentrated into a very small area. That light is converted into heat and that heat burns the nerves and tissue of the retina and you will have a permanent area in your vision (the central area where your vision is sharpest and allows you to focus for reading, driving, and other detailed tasks) that you don’t see... a permanent black spot/blind spot. This damage will never heal itself, resulting in lifelong vision loss.

PLEASE VIEW SAFELY.

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