Wednesday, 23 August, 2017

Glendale College to host viewing of the Great American Eclipse

Library giving out 500 pairs of eclipse glasses on Monday Staying safe during the total solar eclipse
Velma Reese | 12 August, 2017, 03:06

The maximum eclipse is expected to occur at approximately 1:20 p.m., officials said.

For those who aren't making the journey into the path of totality, there are still several eclipse-related events that will be held around Western New York.

A rare solar eclipse is taking place on August 21 - and America's national parks are getting in on it.

There are also millions of free solar sunglasses distributed to over 7,000 libraries across the United States, in NASA's designated viewing sites, and even in local schools.

The event also includes activities such as creating a pinhole camera to safely watch the eclipse.

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The National Park Service is encouraging visitors to prepare to have a safe viewing opportunity during the eclipse.

The museum also plans to open its new "Buffalo in Space" science studio to coincide with the August 21 Great American Solar Eclipse. Presented in collaboration with the GMU Observatory and The Fairfax County Parks Department.

Those interested in catching a safe view of the solar eclipse can stop by the Oak Park Public Library's viewing party August 21.

"I think the biggest thing to know is that you can potentially hurt your eyes if you watch the solar eclipse without protective eyewear", said Dr. Kimberly Stepien, a retina specialist with UW Health.

That would be like not being able to see the center of any objects you're viewing.

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