The universe around us is full of amazing sights and natural phenomena that would take our breath away, if only we could only travel effortlessly into outer space to see them. However, one of the celestial sights that we on Earth are specially situated to see is a solar eclipse. This spectacular sight that occurs when the moon passes in front of the sun looks perfect because the earth’s distance away from the sun and the moon’s distance away from us make both the sun and the moon look almost the same size in the sky. If you are planning on witnessing the solar eclipse that is taking place this August, then you need to get special glasses to look at the sun with!
The Importance Of Having Glasses With Which To Look At The Sun
The sun has an intense brightness and emits certain types of rays. This brightness and the rays can do serious damage to your eyes if you look at the sun for prolonged periods of time. Usually, the sun is too bright to look at comfortably anyway. When it is in the process of being eclipsed by the moon, however, it can be tempting to stare right at the sun so as to watch this amazing and rarely seen sight. The reality is that during an eclipse, the sun’s rays are just as strong if not stronger than usual. Even your best pair of sunglasses will not be enough to completely shield your eyes.
Which Glasses Are Suitable For Watching A Solar Eclipse?
The good news is that there is a way to watch a solar eclipse safely. Eclipse glasses that are ISO and CE give your eyes total protection from all harmful influences. They come in many exciting styles, and the lenses provide a clear view of the eclipse.