Safe way to watch the solar eclipse

in science •  last year

Solar eclipses are a rare cosmic experience like none other. Looking into them without special glasses can cause serious eye damage. 

 

Here’s another safe way to view a solar eclipse. Find an object that light passes through.  

 

This could be leaves on nearby tree. A pasta strainer with tiny holes would also work. As a last resort, you can use your hands. Simply hold your hands together so your fingers criss-cross.  

The sun’s light will pass through the object you choose. It will project the eclipse on the ground or wall behind you. This produces the same effect as a pinhole camera.  

 

The next solar eclipse takes place Aug 21, 2017.

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A lifehack for the solar eclipse :D

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And you get to see it in 3D with those bad boys!

thanks for share,,,

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thanks. follow me to see many posts

Very good post @sophial

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Thanks!