Categories: Eclipses

Buy Some Eclipse Glasses for the Upcoming Annular Eclipse or Venus Transit

[/caption]

There are two amazing events coming up that you’re going to want to watch: the May 20th Annular Eclipse, and the June 5/6 Venus Transit. If you want to watch these spectacles with your own eyes, you need to protect your vision from the burning ball of plasma in the sky – get a pair of Eclipse Glasses.

Astronomy Without Borders has partnered up with Woodland Hills Telescopes to sell AWB-branded eclipse glasses.

Here are the details:

These Eclipse Shades® Safe Solar Glasses are absolutely safe for direct solar viewing of solar eclipses and sunspots. The black polymer lens material is scratch resistant, optical density 5 and CE certified. It filters out 100% of harmful ultra-violet, 100% of harmful infrared, and 99.999% of intense visible light and creates a pleasing orange image of the Sun.

The glasses cost $0.95 each when you order 10-25, with bigger discounts from there – so you need to buy in bulk. Obviously, you’d only order these for your classroom, astronomy club, or eclipse/transit party. And if you do buy, 100% of sale proceeds go to Astronomers Without Borders to support astronomy programs worldwide.

Click here to find out more.

If you want to order a smaller number of eclipse glasses, check out this option from Amazon.com.

Fraser Cain

Fraser Cain is the publisher of Universe Today. He's also the co-host of Astronomy Cast with Dr. Pamela Gay. Here's a link to my Mastodon account.

Share
Published by
Fraser Cain

Recent Posts

A Walking Balloon Could One Day Explore Titan – Or Earth’s Sea Floor

Novel ways to move on other celestial bodies always draw the attention of the space…

7 hours ago

Webb Completes Its Second Year of Operations

What happens when a spiral and an elliptical galaxy collide? To celebrate the second anniversary…

20 hours ago

Galaxies Regulate their Own Growth so they Don’t Run Out of Star Forming Gas

Look at most spiral or barred spiral galaxies and you will see multiple regions where…

2 days ago

Mapping the Stars in a Dwarf Galaxy to Reveal its Dark Matter

Dark matter is curious stuff! As the name suggests, it’s dark making it notoriously difficult…

2 days ago

A Close Pulsar Measures 11.4 km Across

When massive stars detonate as supernovae, they leave often behind a pulsar. These fast rotating…

2 days ago

Solar Flares and Solar Magnetic Reconnection Get New Spotlight in Two Blazing Studies

Two recent studies published in The Astrophysical Journal discuss findings regarding solar flare properties and…

3 days ago