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Public Libraries Giving Away Solar Eclipse Glasses

Public Libraries Giving Away Solar Eclipse Glasses

"The only way to safely look at the Sun when it is not in total eclipse is through approved filter material designed and marketed expressly for direct solar viewing".

Amazon is refunding customer purchases for protective solar eclipse glasses that it hasn't been able to confirm come from a reputable manufacturer, according to a safety notification from the company. At least a dozen KGW viewers said they received notices from Amazon Saturday.

Don't look at the sun during the eclipse or at any other time through an unfiltered camera, telescope, binoculars or other optical device, even if wearing eclipse glasses or a solar viewer.

Gorakhpur hospital tragedy: BSP demands Yogi Adityanath's resignation
Talking to media in Gorakhpur , senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad said, "We are deeply saddened by the incident". The Uttar Pradesh Government , following this report, jumped in defence of the medical college .

Before looking at the sun, stand still and cover your eyes with your eclipse glasses or solar filters.

Jim Lattis, director of UW-Madison's Space Place astronomy outreach center, said he is out of glasses he ordered to give away at discussions about the eclipse he has led or participated in.

Amazon appears to have been cracking down on these suspect glasses. Call ahead to ensure they still have glasses.

Chelsea vs. Burnley: Highlights and recap
Antonio Conte's side steadied themselves after conceding, but an bad five minutes before halftime saw Burnley triple their lead. Turns out Morata can play, and his diving header met a classy bit of playmaking from Willian to make it 3-1 in the 69th minute.

A limited supply of free eclipse glasses are also available from the Brookings Public Library (limit two per family).

An Amazon spokesperson said Amazon is responding "out of an abundance of caution". However, not all of the glasses found on the site are safe to use, with some vendors selling counterfeit or unsafe versions.

If you're buying eclipse glasses, you'll also want to be sure they're not cheap knock-offs, Fienberg said.

Moussa Sissoko Plays - Tottenham Hotspur Team vs Newcastle United Confirmed
Spurs famously let Arsenal past them that year, and it was Newcastle who the Gunners had to thank. Captain Jonjo Shelvey , Ciaran Clark, Isaac Hayden and Matt Ritchie are also in the opening XI.

Midland County Public Libraries have scheduled a Solar Eclipse Safe Viewing Seminar with local astronomer Daryl Lane from 5 p.m.to 6 p.m. August 14 at the Centennial Library, 2503 W. Loop 250 N., Midland.


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