If you’re going to watch a solar eclipse, you need to wear special glasses, and the American Astronomical Society has a list of brands and vendors they trust.
You have to wear protective eyewear if you plan on watching the solar eclipse on Monday, August 21st, and the American Astronomical Society has just revised its eyewear advice “in response to alarming reports of potentially unsafe eclipse viewers flooding the market.” Here are the brands and vendors they trust…
American Paper Optics (Eclipser) / EclipseGlasses.com
APM Telescopes (Sunfilter Glasses)
Baader Planetarium (AstroSolar Silver/Gold Film)
Celestron (EclipSmart Glasses & Viewers)
DayStar (Solar Glasses)
Explore Scientific (Solar Eclipse Sun Catcher Glasses)
Lunt Solar Systems (SUNsafe SUNglasses)
Meade Instruments (EclipseView Glasses & Viewers)
Rainbow Symphony (Eclipse Shades)
Seymour Solar (Helios Glasses)
Thousand Oaks Optical (Silver-Black Polymer & SolarLite)
TSE 17 (Solar Filter Foil)
American Science & Surplus
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