How to take pictures of the solar eclipse with your smartphone

13 August, 2017, 12:30 | Author: Becky Perry
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To safely view the eclipse, pick up ISO certified eclipse glasses.

However, it's essential that anyone planning to watch the eclipse gets proper eye protection.

From about 9 a.m.to 4 p.m. on Monday, August 21 the "Great American Solar Eclipse" will roll across the Great Northwest to Appalachia, then off the coast of SC.

From noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, Science Central, 1950 N. Clinton St., will hold an AWS Special Abilities and Solar Eclipse Preparation Day for people with disabilities and for the general public. As the moon passes by the sun, the moon completely blocks the sunlight in an area of total eclipse and blocks a portion of the sun's light in areas of partial eclipse.

Science Central's event Sunday will show people how to experience the solar eclipse safely during hands-on activities and demonstrations, the science center said on its website, www.sciencecentral.org.

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With a week left until Oregon's anticipated total solar eclipse, Amazon has issued a recall for some eclipse glasses the retail giant says might not have come from a recommended manufacturer. If they meet the standard, you shouldn't be able to see anything through a solar filter except the sun itself.

Several libraries are giving away the glasses for free.

Where can real eclipse glasses be purchased? Help children to use handheld solar viewers and eclipse glasses correctly.

Wal-Mart and a few other stores may be selling eclipse glasses in areas close to totality but they may have sold out already, and I haven't seen any locally, so that may not stretch as far north as Pennsylvania.

Top photographers will use powerful cameras fitted to telescopes to get the best shots, attaching sun filters so as not to ruin their camera (or their eyes) when preparing the shot. Customers who purchased these glasses are getting refunds, along with a warning not to use them. The intense solar rays coming through these devices will damage the solar filter and your eyes.

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