Safe Solar Eclipse Fun

Tips for safely viewing the eclipse.

We have given away our last pair of free solar eclipse viewing glasses and we don't know of any local source for them but we did see that WAVE-3 will be giving out eclipse glasses at the Kentucky State Fair on Aug. 19th in the South Wing Lobby A area. Follow this link to the Courier Journal article which will give more details:
http://www.courier-journal.com/story/life/events/statefair/2017/08/11/solar-eclipse-day-wont-go-unnoticed-kentucky-state-fair/550894001/

If you choose to purchase your own glasses, please read this article to be sure that you’re getting the safest glasses available.

https://www.forbes.com/sites/briankoberlein/2017/08/03/your-solar-eclipse-glasses-could-be-dangerous-heres-how-to-tell/#7210f24b2036

Here is a direct link to the list of manufacturers verified to be in compliance with the ISO standard, as well as a list of vendors that only sell from verified sources.

https://eclipse.aas.org/resources/solar-filters

Science Friday has an interesting article to get you ready for viewing the celestial event!

https://www.sciencefriday.com/educational-resources/five-ways-to-view-the-solar-eclipse/

Want to know how much of the solar eclipse you will experience at your location?
Follow this link and punch in your zip code! It's fun! 
https://www.vox.com/science-and-health/2017/7/25/16019892/solar-eclipse-2017-interactive-map



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