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Grab eclipse glasses: Large sunspots visible, produce solar flares

Sept. 8 (UPI) -- If you still have your solar viewing glasses from the eclipse, now is a good time to slap them on and look up at the sun. You'll see two big dark areas visible on our star. These massive sunspots are regions of intense and complicated magnetic fields that can produce solar flares -- bursts of high-energy radiation. You can just make them out with solar viewing glasses, but they're better viewed through a solar telescope. These two huge sunspots are causing quite a bit of...

Hold on to those eclipse glasses, they're likely good forever

CLOSE While the eclipse didn't do much for workday productivity ( disrupting 82.8% of working Americans to the tune of $694 million, according to data from Challenger, Gray & Christmas) it was still a nice break for everyone involved. Video provided by TheStreet NewslookPeople use solar eclipse glasses to view the solar eclipse from Beckman Lawn at Caltech in Pasadena, California on August 21, 2017. Emotional sky-gazers on the US West Coast cheered and applauded Monday as...

Solar re-clipse: Viewing glasses collected for recycling

Re-clipse Those GlassesDonate them:• Fort Vancouver Visitor Center, 1501 E. Evergreen Blvd.• Clark County Public Health, 1601 E. Fourth Plain Blvd., Building 17, information desk.• Kazoodles toy store, 13503 S.E. Mill Plain Blvd., B-3.•Mail: AWB Eclipse Glasses Donation, Explore Scientific, 1010 S. 48th St., Springdale, Ark., 72762.Use them again:•Oct. 14, 2023: Partial solar eclipse from Southern Oregon to Texas (86 percent coverage of the sun here).•April 8, 2024: Total solar eclipse from...