What time will the Demons of Darkness come down to eat men? Keep an eye on the forecast for Monday. There are several states that will be in the direct path of the eclipse. Check out this graphic to learn more about the path and timing of the eclipse.
The bad news is-not much. The Prediction Center expects thunderstorms there on Sunday night, and sees perhaps a 30%-40% chance that clouds will linger through the middle of Monday, when the eclipse passes over.
Yes, eclipse blindness is actually a thing.
At "Eclipse Over Clemson", student volunteers will be monitoring the crowd for any improper usage of solar glasses.
Don't look directly at the eclipse.
First and foremost-you MUST have eye protection. Purchase these with caution. Use the Society's equipment at your own risk and you assume all liability for your own safety. This is the first time in 99 years North America has been able to see a solar eclipse in its entirety, so it's a pretty big deal - like this isn't going to happen again in your lifetime kind of big.
The organization says buyers should be skeptical of glasses even if they're stamped with an ISO seal - which has been used in the past to indicate which glasses comply with standards set by the International Organization for Standardization.
So, at just the right point of orbit, the moon completely covers the disk of the sun over us in the sky, creating a total solar eclipse.
For one minute and 57 seconds, people in Nashville will experience a total eclipse at 1:27 p.m. CT.
Solar eclipses only occur when the moon is directly positioned between the sun and the Earth. After looking at the sun, turn away and remove your filter - do not remove it while looking at the sun. "The viewing glasses and pinhole cameras are all for the partial phases". But astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson suggests you don't. "I get it - you want to look at it later".
While admitting she is "guilty of waiting too long", Christine Scott said she was disappointed when she was unable to buy glasses so she could share the experience with her grandchildren, ages 5 and 8.
Solar eclipse glasses allow people to look at the sun without damaging their eyes.
"I was ready to go back to the cardboard box with a pinhole in it the way I did as a child". What do I do?
Because the Buffalo Niagara region will not be in the zone of totality, about one-quarter of the sun's rays will still make it through at the time of the greatest eclipse here.
The 2017 solar eclipse will take place on Monday, August 21.