Experts Warn Against Fake Eclipse Glasses


Experts are warning people about fake eclipse glasses.  The American Astronomical Society reminded stargazers to wear approved eclipse glasses on April 8th to watch the event, and to make sure they aren’t counterfeit.  Real eclipse glasses are specially made to block almost all visible light, and the AAS warned the market is full of cheap knockoffs that could cause blindness.  On April 8th, the moon will pass between Earth and the sun, blocking much of its light for a few minutes.  The society provided a list of reputable makers of eclipse eye protection, for the roughly 32 million Americans who will be able to see the total solar eclipse where they live.

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