Local science organizations offer help to prepare for the solar eclipse

Got a spot picked to watch the eclipse? Ferndale has the perfect event to learn something, too

Got a spot picked to watch the eclipse? Ferndale has the perfect event to learn something, too

Visit eclipse.aas.org to access eclipse duration charts.

The solar eclipse is August 21.

In Rhode Island, we'll only get to see a partial eclipse.

The next solar eclipse visible from the continental United States will be April 8, 2024. The main show begins at 1 p.m. and will cover the path of totality the eclipse will take across the United States, from OR to SC. Special eclipse shades will be available.

Homemade filters and ordinary sunglasses don't provide enough protection for looking at the sun or the eclipse.

Peru marketing director Jason Hogue said the college has since reordered from a legitimate supplier. Oak Ridge is one of the few cities in the path of totality in Tennessee.

Prices range from as little as 99 cents for a pair of paper-frame glasses to $20 or $30 for a more stylish plastic set.

The first total solar eclipse in almost a century is 10 days away and while it will be visible in Rhode Island, some locals are hitting the road to get an even better look at the rare celestial event.

The legitimate glasses, which offer no views outside the eclipse, carry their own hazards, however. In Norfolk, you can expect a 90 percent blockage of the sun.