Solar Eclipse Today! Make a quick Cereal Box Solar Eclipse Viewer Pinhole Projector

Please be careful today when watching the Solar Eclipse cross over North America. Even though the Adirondacks only expect to be at about 63-67% totality (the moon covering the sun), the harshness of the sun's rays will still do damage to your eyes if you do not wear the proper protection.

To see what time the Solar Eclipse is happening in your area, click here. 

According to the NASA website, during a solar eclipse the moon aligns with the sun, temporarily blocking out some or all of the sun's rays.

Why is it important to wear proper protective eye wear? 

1) The sun will literally burn your eyes.
2) Since the sun is partially blocked, people may think the sun's rays are not harmful. That is not true. With the sun partially blocked, people have a false sense of security. Proper eye protection is required.
3)Solar retinopathyoccurs when ultraviolet light from the sun floods the retina, scarring your eyes. It was been equated to getting a sunburn. As little as two minutes of st…

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