Wednesday, 23 August, 2017

What Questions Do You Have About The Solar Eclipse In Mass.?

Velma Reese | 13 August, 2017, 07:37

Although our viewing area isn't in the path of totality, Arkansas and Oklahoma will still see a near eclipse. "The same is the case for the solar eclipse". Sure. ABC7 News, among others, will feature live television coverage of the eclipse starting at 10 a.m.

What will it look like? It will appear as an upward-pointing arc, like the top of a fingernail. The eclipse will be visible here from about noon to 3 p.m. The pale corona, or outer edge, of the sun, which is visible only during a total solar eclipse, will be a million times dimmer than the sun itself as it shines around the moon. Then, a sliver will reappear and grow as the eclipse passes.

In areas where it'll be a total solar eclipse, from the Pacific Northwest through Missouri and down to SC, it'll still get really dark - pitch black like night - even if overcast.

The partial solar eclipse will last 2 hours, 48 minutes, 58 seconds in Roanoke.

Maximum Partial Eclipse: 2:45 p.m.

The scientists also weighed in on questions about whether it's worth a drive to be in the path of the total eclipse (yes, the scientists concurred) and if people who are not in the path of the total eclipse will be able to notice a difference (not really).

Nelson urges those wanting to watch the eclipse to try to make it to the "zone of totality". The total eclipse leaves the SC coast at 2:44 pm EDT.

How can I look at it safely? They are darker than normal sunglasses and filter out more sun.

Their fake glasses may bear the name American Paper Optics (APO), which is one of the legitimate companies that dominate the eclipse viewing glasses market.

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So what time exactly can I see the Great American total solar eclipse?

Where can the solar eclipse be seen?

As thousands get ready to look up at the sun, how do you know if the eclipse glasses you have are the proper ones?

Next week, a solar eclipse will take place, affording folks across Canada the chance to witness a rare celestial event.

Two local science organizations are offering help to people wondering how to observe the solar eclipse, which will impact all of the mainland United States on August 21. That eclipse took a somewhat similar path as this month's will, from OR to Florida.

Hopkinsville, Kentucky could be the closest location for "Totality" to the Hoosier state. As the earth rotates, the moon's shadow traces a path across a portion of the earth. Two to five eclipses occur each year, and only occur when the moon's orbit crosses the Earth's ecliptic plane. In addition, the moon's orbit is slightly elliptical, so sometimes when an eclipse occurs, the bodies aren't aligned just right for a total eclipse, so all we get is a partial one. Also, there will be partial eclipse between 5:22 pm and 7:18 pm.

It should be remembered that though the Moon and covers the Sun, it does not mean that the phenomenon can be observed without special instruments.

"It doesn't happen anywhere else in the solar system", he said.

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