Get A Pair Of Specially Designed Glasses For Eclipse Viewing
Don't Be Left in the Dark! Prepare now.
Since the beginning of time, mankind has been fascinated by the world around them, including the universe that lies outside our Earth’s atmosphere. Every night after the sun sets, we get to see a miniscule glimpse of the universe around us, and the wondrous mysteries it contains. One of the most spectacular sights we are able to see is a solar eclipse. For many civilizations, a solar eclipse has been a sign of impending doom, or disaster. This is understandable, both because it does not happen very often in any one area, and also because of the unusual visuals that accompany a solar eclipse. These would have been frightening for people who didn’t understand what is happening. Now, we know that eclipses are natural phenomena that can be predicted, and studied.
On August 21, 2017, you will have the opportunity to witness this event for yourself, and see just how magnificent a total solar eclipse can be. Before you plan where you are going go to get the best view, be sure to find special pairs of glasses that are specifically designed for safely viewing a solar eclipse.
What Is A Total Solar Eclipse?
Where Earth is placed in the solar system, we are extremely lucky. Not only are we the exact distance away from the sun to keep us alive, and prevent us from either scorching or freezing, but the moon and the sun appear to be the same size in our sky. This is remarlable, since the moon is many millions of miles closer to the Earth than the sun is. This means that when the moon comes between the sun and the earth, a solar eclipse is visible. Because of the curve and shape of the earth, this effect is not visible everywhere, but in August 2017, from parts of the United States, you will be able to see the moon pass in front of, and completely cover the sun.
Why Are Special Glasses For Eclipse Viewing Needed?
The sun has many harmful rays. Bright visible light, ultraviolet, and infrared rays can hurt they eyes. Glasses for eclipse viewing that are ISO/CE certified keep all harmful rays from reaching your eyes, allowing you to safely watch the sun. Contac us today to learn more!
- Jason Lewin