Solar Eclipse 2017

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Save Your Eyes in the Eclipse: How to Make a Pinhole Camera

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The first time we tried to click on this link to a NASA Web page on making a pinhole “camera” (it won’t take pictures, but you’ll see the eclipse safely), we couldn’t get through. So that you can avoid the same problem, we’re reprinting their instructions here. You can easily do this in a hurry if you’ve got just a few common items handy. Here’s what that Web page says: (more…) Continue Reading →

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Best Eclipse-Watching Spot in Town: Darien Library — Borrow Their Sunglasses, See it on Screen

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The solar eclipse on Monday, Aug. 21 is a rare event. Here in Darien, we’ll see about a 70 percent partial eclipse. To celebrate, Darien Library is offering sunglasses made for safe eclipse watching on a first-come, first-served basis for 30 lucky people starting at 1 p.m., Monday. We will also show a livestream of the eclipse indoors. Continue Reading →

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