The Health Reporter Is In: Aug. 3, 2017

The Health Reporter Is In: Aug. 3, 2017

The Health Reporter Is In: Aug. 3, 2017

Many people are excited and looking forward to the total solar eclipse on August 21.

Flint astronomy buff Mary Coyne is ready for the big event - wearing her eclipse glasses from Longway Planetarium.

So, we've studied the cities located in the totality path and compiled a list of the best eclipse viewing spots from the west coast to the east coast.

But what if you are stuck in work that whole time, or something else is keeping you inside?

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These areas aren't usually heavily populated, but because of the momentous occasion this eclipse is considered to be, many, many people are expected to travel to them in order to witness the event.

If there's cloud cover (which is pretty likely off the OR coast), you'll also be able to see a reflection of the eclipse on the cloud bank below the plane. Just be sure you have Bonnie Tyler queued up and ready to go.

Looking directly at the sun during the eclipse, or at any point for that matter, can have lasting consequences.

The path of totality will also cut across broad swaths of Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, Nebraska, Missouri, Kentucky and Tennessee, along with corners of Kansas, Georgia and North Carolina, and a tiny chip of Iowa.

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Cleverly, the solid crescent shape is accented with negative space removed from the "L" in and circle above, creating the illusion of a complete circle and a reference to the fact solar eclipses are formed by the moon blocking the sun. May the shadow of the moon fall on a world in peace.

"Just because there's an eclipse doesn't mean the sun lessens in power". They also are not visible during every total eclipse. There, the solar eclipse starts at 11:58 a.m. CDT and totality begins at 1:27 p.m. CDT, lasting for a little under two minutes.

"Be prepared for prolonged travel times and heavy traffic" is what OR officials advise.

Ordinary sunglasses - even very dark ones - should not be used as a replacement for eclipse viewing glasses or handheld solar viewers. However, at the time of writing, Google has already given away all of the free glasses, but it says that many local libraries across the country will have some to spare.

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NASA states that the American Astronomical Society has verified five manufacturers of eclipse glasses and solar viewers that meet the ISO 12312-2 global standard for such products: American Paper Optics, Baader Planetarium (AstroSolar Silver/Gold film only), Rainbow Symphony, Thousand Oaks Optical, and TSE 17. One of the flaps, you'll cover with aluminum foil.

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