#1Celestron Solar Eclipse EclipSmart Deluxe Solar Observing & Imaging Kit
#2Eclipse Glasses Standard - Stars & Stripes Set 10x
#3Total Solar Eclipse EclipSmart
DID YOU KNOW?
What happens if you look at an eclipse without glasses made for viewing them? Most likely, you can go blind. The sun during solar eclipses can damage your eyesight. Especially if you look at the sun with your naked eyes. Even looking at the solar eclipse for a few seconds are harmful without any protection. Prolonged exposure to sunlight causes retinal burns. The damage from exposure may not be immediately noticed. It can temporary or permanent depending on the amount of exposure. Symptoms of eclipse blindness include distorted, altered color, and loss of central vision.
If you want to witness looking at a solar eclipse, there are safe ways to view it. Minus the risk of permanent eye damage. You can buy eclipse viewing glasses with lenses specific to that purpose. Solar eclipse glasses often come in sets which is usable by many people. Another alternative to viewing a solar eclipse is to create a pinhole projection. The materials needed are cardboard and white paper. Although looking at the sun with your bare eyes is damaging. Looking at it through your phone bears the same effect. Especially if the photo has no filter and you look at the screen for too long. When taking photos of solar eclipses, there need to be some pointers to keep in mind.