Monday, January 30, 2012

How to Observe an Eclipse Safely

The are a number of links with advice on how to safely observe an eclipse. The cardinal rule is NEVER look at the Sun directly without protection against harmful UV rays. Check out these websites,

The Exploratorium

Stanford Solar Center

NASA Eclipse website pdf

Hermit Eclipse

Sky & Telescope

For the more advanced amateur astronomer there is the book, How to Observe the Sun Safely by Lee Macdonald. It's also available in a kindle edition.

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