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Library giving out 500 pairs of eclipse glasses on Monday

Library giving out 500 pairs of eclipse glasses on Monday

They will indicate they are "ISO 12312-2" compliant somewhere on the glasses.

If you look at the sun without protective eyewear the solar radiation and thermal energy from the sun can burn the retinal tissue.

Some are saying it will be the most-watched show in the USA and although Southwest Florida residents will not be able to see the full eclipse, viewers can still suffer from irreversible eye damage, said Doctor Jonathan Frantz, owner of Frantz Eye care in Lee County.

For those who want to know where to buy glasses to view the August 21 solar eclipse, the American Astronomical Society has some words of advice to guard against fake eclipse glasses being sold in numerous places that will not protect the eyes from injury. Also make sure that children and others around you are familiar with these safety precautions - it is every ophthalmologist's hope that everyone will enjoy the eclipse safely.

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The organization also has a list of retailers that stock glasses made by verified manufacturers at some (but not all) of their locations.

If that's the case, experts recommend that you should contact whomever sold you the filter and demand a refund or credit for a return, then buy a replacement from one of the sources listed on the AAS's reputable-vendors page. But if you're in metro Atlanta, you will still be able to see 95 percent or more of a partial eclipse.

Ordinary sunglasses are not up to snuff.

"It's very important to wear these glasses because your eyes are precious, your vision is precious", he said.

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The group recommends only using a welding mask if you're certain of its "shade number", an indication of how dark the mask's tint is.

Eclipses happen as the moon moves between the Earth and sun, casting a shadow across whichever part of the world that spins by.

Patricia Spencer, Lewis and Clark Library Public Information Officer, believes that people's feelings about the eclipse will change during the actual experience.

On Aug. 21, a solar eclipse will be visible across the entire United States for the first time since 1918.

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The Great American Eclipse is coming up, and reports are coming in of people being scammed by fake eclipse glasses. And it's been almost a century since a total solar eclipse was visible coast to coast.


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