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Tyger River Foundation Plans Family Solar Eclipse Day

Learn the History of the Solar Eclipse, the Science behind it, and what to expect! Enjoy Hiking, Fishing, and other outdoor fun on this beautiful tract! *Bring your fishing license, tackle and a picnic lunch! Receive sunglasses to safely view the eclipse at 2:00pm $10 for a family of 4; $2 per addition Space is Limited. Reserve your tickets by calling: 864-583-2777 OR email science@spartanburgsciencecenter.org Hosted by The Tyger River Foundation in partnership with the John F. Green Spartanburg Science Center and the Spartanburg County Historical Association About the Tyger…

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What Happens to Your Eyes If You Look Directly at the Sun?

If your eyes are exposed to excessive amounts of ultraviolet radiation over a short period of time, such as during the eclipse, you could experience photokeratitis, essentially a sunburn of the eye. Symptoms include red eyes, a foreign body sensation or gritty feeling in the eyes, extreme sensitivity to light and excessive tearing. Unless you take proper precautions, looking directly at the sun during a partial eclipse can also cause solar retinopathy, which can result in permanent damage to your eyes. This is caused by light from the sun flooding…

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