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Library to distribute eclipse glasses August 13

12 August 2017, 02:49 | Winifred Adams

People watch a partial eclipse in Belfast Northern Ireland

People watch a partial eclipse in Belfast Northern Ireland

While some people will experience the totality of the solar eclipse, everyone in the United States will be able to see at least a partial solar eclipse.

You have to have the right glasses for the eclipse, else you'll damage your eyes. Excessive light will still enter your eyes and cause damage. "We call it solar retinopathy and it's really very close to burning a hole in the retina".

That decision cost him as bates permanently lost some vision in his right eye. "One can even develop something called a macular hole that requires surgery to fix", Weng said. said Friday, Aug. 11 was the last day to order glasses and have them shipped with ground shipping to arrive before the eclipse, although Amazon Prime customers still have time to get them with the free two-day shipping that comes with the membership.

The organization says buyers should be skeptical of glasses even if they're stamped with an ISO seal - which has been used in the past to indicate which glasses comply with standards set by the International Organization for Standardization. There are other less expensive filters available online as well, but it's important to ensure that they are truly created to provide full protection against the sun.

Library to distribute eclipse glasses August 13

If you look at the sun without protective eyewear the solar radiation and thermal energy from the sun can burn the retinal tissue. Regular and polarized sunglasses are created to filter out UVA and UVB rays, but they do not provide sufficient protection for looking directly at the sun.

"The other piece of advice I have is when you're watching the eclipse with your children, be sure your kids have their eye protection on". He says this time around, he'll watch the eclipse on TV. Whatever type of eye protection you decide to use, make sure you follow instructions properly.

While the eclipse will only reach 85 percent of southern Wisconsin, the risk of vision loss still exists if protective eyewear is not used. Finally, don't be scared off by horror stories - as long are properly protected, everyone can safely enjoy this rare and striking event.

The February 1979 eclipse passed over most of Montana.

The eclipse will happen August 21 at roughly 1:30 p.m. and will end by four.

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