The stellar event of the year
You have most likely heard by now that all of the United States will have a solar eclipse on August 21st. The moon will cover part of the sun for 2 to 3 hours! It is projected that anyone within a narrow path from Oregon to South Carolina will experience a brief total eclipse. The moon will completely block the sun’s bright face for up to 2 minutes 40 seconds and day will turn into night! (Remember our good old optics friends the umbra and penumbra?!) Listed below is what the American Optometric Association, in partnership with the American Astronomical Society, has provided to safely view the eclipse.
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