Solar Eclipse

How to Safely Observe Sunday's Solar Eclipse

Sat, 19 May 2012 07:17:39 -0700 With a potentially spectacular solar eclipse to grace the skies of the western United States on Sunday (May 20), here's a helpful reminder for new eclipse chasers: Be safe. A fraction of a second of magnified, unfiltered sunlight will sear your eyes retina irreparably.

Solar eclipse: How to watch it without blinding yourself

Sat, 19 May 2012 08:28:05 -0700 Solar eclipse excitement is building, but one astronomer is trying to warn the masses: Don't look up into the sky with the naked eye during Sunday's solar eclipse. To do so is to risk serious eye injury and even blindness, he said.,0,1462597.story?track=rss

Why Sunday's Solar Eclipse 'Ring of Fire' Will Be Rare Sight

Sat, 19 May 2012 07:17:38 -0700 When the moon blots out the sun in a solar eclipse on Sunday (May 20), producing a "ring of fire" in the sky, it will cover roughly 94 percent that of the sun and offer a rare view of our nearest star.

Annular solar eclipse this weekend: where to see it in the skies, and …

The joint JAXA/NASA Hinode mission captured this image of the January 6, 2011 solar eclipse. On May 20-21 (this coming Sunday night through this coming Monday morning), sky-watchers in Asia and much of the U.S. will …

Solar eclipse 2012: where the best views will be –

Experts said Sunday's "ring" eclipse will be visible across a wide area, including in California. But certain parts of the state will get a better view than others. The best view of the ring eclipse — which scientists call an…

Solar eclipse: Excitement builds as event nears –

Excitement is building over a rare "ring" eclipse that is expected to be visible in California and other parts of the Southwest.

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4 Responses to Solar Eclipse

  • Anonymous says:

    Where Could I Buy Some Solar Eclipse Glasses? I live in las Vegas and I want to know where could I buy some?
    I was wondering if Walmart has some?

  • Anonymous says:

    Why Did I Get Such A Bad Headache From Briefly Looking At The Sun Today? So today i looked up at the sun but it wasnt for that long, maybe 5 seconds…right away i felt pain in my head and as the day went on, it turned into a massive headache…by the time i got home from school, my headache was horrible…just moving my eyes around a room gave me this bad sore pain in my forehead, and i was sensitive to any light to the point where i was going to throw up because i felt so bad….it also made my headache worse to look at a screen of any kind….eye strain maybe? I know youre not supposed to look at the sun, and i never do, i guess i just wasnt thinking about what i was doing…later i learned that its really realy bad to look at the sun during a solar eclipse, and theres gonna be one in less than two days….is there a connection between the solar eclipse and my massive headache, or is it just a concidence? And if theres a connection, why did this happen?

  • Anonymous says:

    Is It Bad To Take Photos Of The Solar Eclipse Or Transit Of Venus With A D-SLR Directly Pointed At The Sun? I have not done it yet. There is a Transit of Venus next month which I am very anxious to take photos of. However, would it harm my camera?

    Can someone also provide tips for how to take such pictures?

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