DIY Solar Eclipse Glasses:
Nature is abundant with phenomena that never fails to enthrall and captivate us. One such phenomenon is the solar eclipse. An astronomical event where the new moon comes between the Sun and the Earth, thereby blocking the rays of the Sun and casting a shadow of the moon on the Earth. There are three types of solar eclipse: partial, annular and total eclipse. The curiosity behind the solar eclipse is so immense that everyone wants to view the spectacle. But to view a solar eclipse safely is a priority and for that, you need special glasses equipped to view the solar eclipse. And what better way but to make your own DIY solar eclipse glasses.
DIY Solar eclipse glasses
- Piece of white paper
- An empty box of cereal
- Pair of scissors
- Tin foil
- A pin or a nail to make a pinhole
- Take the empty cereal box and place it on the white paper sheet.
- Stand the box to get a rectangular shape and trace the outline of the box on the sheet.
- Cut out the shape of the rectangle and tape it to the bottom of the empty box.
- Close the top of the box.
- Now cut out two holes, both square in shape on the left and right sides.
- Take the tin foil and place it over one of the holes and tape it down to the sides.
- Put the pinhole in it and your solar eclipse glasses are ready.
- Stand in such a way that your back is to the sun and you can see the shadow that you are casting.
- Hold the box up so the solar eclipse reflects on the tin foil. As you look into the opening on the box, the sun will appear in all its phases on the white paper.
An easy and quick way to make your own DIY solar eclipse glasses.