Published: Sun, August 13, 2017
Sci-tech | By Carrie Guzman

Solar eclipse: What will I see in Florida?

Solar eclipse: What will I see in Florida?

On Aug. 21, "the path of totality will stretch all the way from OR to South Carolina", Stojkovic says.

According to NASA's total solar eclipse interactive map, Ferndale will see a partial solar eclipse - 87.39 percent of the sun will be obscured by the moon.

Here's a test, put on the glasses and if you can see the room you're in you probably shouldn't use those glasses to look at the sun.

It will look like a typical overcast, dark kind of a day.

My first article about the eclipse explains why solar eclipses happen, and what we'll experience here in southeast MI on August 21.

Nelson urges those wanting to watch the eclipse to try to make it to the "zone of totality".

The moon passes between Earth and the sun once a month, but on a plane that is about 5 degrees askew from the plane on which the Earth orbits the sun. The rest of the nation and parts of North and Central America will experience a partial solar eclipse. It's a big one because our neck of the woods is close to the path where it will be a total eclipse, which hasn't occurred here in a long time.

Montreal won't be the best place to see the solar eclipse, but it will definitely be visible. Yet here's something that you may not have thought of: How will a total or even a partial solar eclipse affect homes and workplaces that use solar power?

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How can I safely view the eclipse?

"I chose this movie to show because it involves a solar eclipse in the story." said Tonya Hartline, Head of Public Services of the library. In order to properly observe such an event without suffering permanent eye damage, special #eclipse viewing glasses are required.

Solar Eclipse - a phenomenon not very rare. In these cases, be sure you are not looking at the eclipse.

The eclipse will begin at 1:21pm.

"During a regular eclipse, if you stay in one place, you can only see the corona for 1 or 2 minutes", Uitenbroeck said, "Putting telescopes at different places allows us to build up a time series where we can see how the corona changes". You would need about 70 pairs of sunglasses stacked up to provide enough protection for your eyes!

The American Astronomical Society has a list of reputable eclipse glasses and handheld viewers on its website - stamped with this approval code.

Though the total eclipse won't be visible from our state, Hawaiʻi residents can still enjoy a partial eclipse.

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