Solar Eclipse – Something to remember for the U.S. citizens

News 13’s Weather Team found the best way to watch the eclipse. So how do you know if yours are?”Even when 99% of the Sun’s surface (the photosphere) is obscured during the partial phases of a solar eclipse, the remaining crescent Sun is still intense enough to cause a retinal burn”, Nasa said. Total eclipses are the only time the corona, the hottest, outermost layer of the sun, is visible; the light we see comes from the photosphere, the second outermost layer that is 100 times cooler than the corona but a million times brighter.During a solar eclipse, there is a risk of staring at the sun without the normal protective reflexes of blinking and pupil contractions. The company will fly one victor and a friend to Nashville for the company’s eclipse viewing party. The glasses are not to be worn with other eyewear and children should have adult supervision while using the glasses and viewing the eclipse. You’re probably already packing extra batteries.Below is an example of NASA’s eclipse map of Idaho.It’s unsafe to look at the sun with unprotected eyes. Predictions call for the darkest part of the eclipse to take place during the normal times of dismissal for the district’s most vulnerable students, those in elementary schools. Anything with a bunch of little holes will project crescent images on the ground.Scientists will use the eclipse as a research opportunity.Moore even said they have reports of some hoofed animals lying down at unusual times when the sun is darkened.Image: Researchers will “chase” the eclipse in an aircraft. And you’re invited. No need to RSVP.The AOA says anyone looking at the partially-eclipsed sun will require special-purpose solar filters or other ISO-certified filters, such as glasses or hand-held viewer.”At these magnifications, a tripod is essential because of camera jitter”.A partial lunar eclipse will take place on August 7/8, 2017.Mr. Eclipse: Sure. All you need to do is take a 10-minute coffee break near the maximum part of the eclipse. But the most ideal eclipse will be visible in Hopkinsville, Kentucky, where the Sun, Moon and Earth will be in greatest alignment. So how can we view the eclipse?Mr. Eclipse: It is so incredibly dramatic, so life-changing in many instances. All three locations will have a limited supply of solar glasses and Junior Ranger eclipse books.”But you’ve got to be careful”, said optometrist Myron Wasiuta.Mr. Eclipse: I saw my first partial eclipse in 1963.The next time a total eclipse will be seen in SC will be March 30 2052. So, I convinced my parents to let me take the auto and drive to the path in North Carolina. The glasses I’m wearing don’t hardly block it at all. “Just before it’s over, you’ll see beads of light starting to form on the trailing edge”. The property will be celebrating the eclipse with a lunch party, games, and music at the Cabin at Mountain Park.