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Solar Glasses Can Be Used To View Rare Large Sunspots

If you still have those solar glasses used to watch the partial eclipse last month, you might want to grab them and take a look at another solar phenomenon, sunspots. Two large sunspots are visible when viewed through NASA approved solar glasses or camera filters and apparently are the largest of...
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Eclipse Soil, "Basked In Total Darkness" For Sale On Ebay

As we briefly mentioned yesterday, those solar glasses used to watch Monday's eclipse can be recycled to the next solar eclipse, coming in 2019 to the counties of Chile and Argentina in South America. Astronomers Without Borders will be collecting gently used solar glasses for people in those...
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What To Do With Those Solar Eclipse Glasses After The Eclipse

Now that the Great American Eclipse is in the history books, what do you do with those solar glasses? A mere 24 hours ago they were the item everybody wanted but only a few had. But today you've got to wonder what to do with them. While you can use them for the next solar eclipse in July of 2019...
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Pictures: Chips, Dips & Eclipse Party

Monday, August 12, 2017 was the Great American Eclipse and while the Heart of Florida didn't get a total eclipse, we witnessed over 80% of it. Thanks to everyone who showed up at our party at The Courtyard on Broadway in Ocala. Here are some pictures of the event.
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Chips, Dips & Eclipse Party

The Great American Eclipse is happening on Monday, August 21st with Gainesville and Ocala experiencing a partial solar eclipse of over 85%! So we're throwing a party and you're invited to The Courtyard on Broadway in Ocala. As the eclipse begins at 1:17pm, so do the specials! As more of the Moon's...
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Today's Eclipse Information & Pet/Animal Safety

It's been 38 years since we’ve had a celestial event that has stirred up so much excitement but today we will experience a partial solar eclipse (a pretty substantial one). The shadow of the new moon will begin to block the sun's rays around 1:16pm this afternoon, with a maximum eclipse around 2:...
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Test Your Solar Eclipse IQ

The Great American Eclipse is coming and with such a big celestial event, we thought it’s time for a game! Test your solar eclipse knowledge!
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Beware of Counterfeit Solar Glasses To View Eclipse

People are getting excited for the solar eclipse coming to North America August 12st, the first one in over three decades. As we've mention, even a totally eclipsed sun is dangerous if you look at it with your eyes. As we will experience around 86% of the eclipse here, you definitely need to...
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How To Safely Watch the Great American Solar Eclipse

It's being billed as the Great American Solar Eclipse, the first total solar eclipse since 1979 will happen on Monday, August 21st and while we won't see a total solar eclipse here in Gainesville and Ocala, the moon's shadow will block 86% of the sun in Ocala and 87% of it in Gainesville peaking...
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Big Night Of Celestial Events Tonight

A trifecta of celestial events will happen Friday night and into Saturday morning. A full moon, lunar eclipse and comet will all be visible. First, the full moon of February, which is known as "Snow Moon" in a month known for big snow. Although not a total lunar eclipse, when the moon turns red,...
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