Northeast eclipse glasses safe


Your Ray-Bans unfortunately won't be enough to view the total solar eclipse.

'The product description said that they were ISO I thought I was getting a safe glasses, ' Vokoun said.

The Great American Eclipse, the first solar eclipse visible in all of America since 1979, is coming up fast. "Also, never look at the uneclipsed or partially eclipsed sun through an unfiltered camera, telescope or binoculars, even if you are wearing eclipse glasses or holding solar filters".

Amazon appears to have been cracking down on these suspect glasses.

You can find the glasses at online vendors including, Celestron, Explore Scientific and Meade Instruments. Call ahead to ensure they still have glasses.

Safe viewing glasses are available free to the public at the Centennial Library and the Downtown Library, 301 W. Missouri Ave., Midland.

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Library hours are from 10 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday.

"I give up", she tweeted. Both said Amazon will be reimbursing them for their purchase.

Amazon said customers who did not receive an email purchased glasses that were safe to use.

A shop steward for Local 2665, the union that includes Cedar Hill Firefighters, said they ordered about 250 glasses from Amazon to hand out.

We've reached out to Amazon and MASCOTKING for comment concerning the refunds, and will update if we hear back.

In light of recent news about potentially defective or counterfeit eclipse-viewing glasses, Dr. Michael Chipps - president of Northeast - sent an email reassuring the "college family" that the solar eclipse glasses being distributed by Northeast were manufactured in the United States and have been certified by the British Standards Institute.