Published: Sun, August 13, 2017
Science | By Hubert Green

Solar Eclipse viewing party will be at Sternberg

Solar Eclipse viewing party will be at Sternberg

The moon will move past the sun by 3:46 p.m.

Maximum Partial Eclipse: 2:45 p.m. However, the coverage was only about 20 percent to 60 percent.

A total eclipse will be viewable to the select 12.2 million Americans living within the path of totality, a 70-mile band stretching across 14 states from OR to SC. Whether you are traveling for the eclipse or staying in town, enjoy this happy accident that we can experience eclipses at all. "The path of this eclipse makes it a once-in-a lifetime event in that it transects the country nearly down the middle - meaning it is a one-day drive for a vast majority of the nation".

There are a few parties being held around Central Texas, but for much less money. The total event will be completed by 2:24 p.m., lasting a total of two hours and 47 minutes. Doors open at 10:30 a.m. Most store managers say they won't be getting anymore back in before August 21. Viewers can only look at the eclipse with the naked eye during totality.

The alerts come days before the solar eclipse, and as others said they have been duped by fake glasses.

156 Number of minutes the partial solar eclipse will last in Syracuse. But experts have warned that you need the right glasses to keep your eyes safe.

The library only has enough glasses for the first 150 people to show up, so be sure to arrive early to take advantage of this offer.

Eclipses in the U.S. were also rare throughout the 20th Century.

"Then that last little sliver when it just starts to disappear, the last little piece of the sun, it actually breaks up into little tiny beads called Baily's Beads", he adds.

While Ellisons haven't seen cases of solar retinopathy as a result of looking directly in the sun, they said some of their fellow eye doctors have. NASA has a listing of reputable companies selling solar glasses on a website, so type in NASA recommended solar glasses and you should be able to find it. Directions for use are on the glasses, and mine says don't look continuously, only intermittently.

Those who are concerned about solar eclipse glasses they bought on Amazon can reach out to customer service. Ask your local eye doctor's office if they carry these glasses.

Bring plenty of water, sunscreen and food.

You're ready for the eclipse on August 21, with your non-counterfeit viewing glasses and travel plans set. Yes, the next solar eclipse to be visible from America is not expected to occur until 2024. Hart and Huston said now is the time to plan for the large economic boom for the Killeen area.

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