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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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Solar Eclipse Tourists Swarm South Carolina Hotels

Looking to book a room in Charleston, South Carolina for the August 21st total solar eclipse? Turn around bright eyes. The city’s hotel inventory is nearly gone—and Airbnb’s not much better. “We’ve been sold out for the event for two months now,” Chris Harvey, general manager for the Harbor View Inn in Charleston told WCIV-TV. “So, we essentially sold out three and a half months before that date.” A spot check of Airbnb shows that only 4% of the service’s listings in the city are currently available between the dates…

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8 U.S. Places With the Best Views of This Summer’s Total Solar Eclipse

BravoTV ranks the best places to view the 2017 Eclipse. Greenville, South Carolina is ranked #2. Read the Full Article 2.   Greenville, South Carolina If you are in Greenville, visit Furman University, which is hosting a variety of public events on campus on the day of the eclipse including a guided viewing presentation at Paladin Stadium with thematic activities. Furman physics professor David Moffett will narrate a discussion as the eclipse unfolds. Also, at Bob Jones University, there will be eclipse-viewing events that include hands-on science activities, telescopes with…

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Greenville Drive Plan Eclipse Day Baseball Game

The Drive have rescheduled their August 21st game to a 1:05 p.m. first pitch to coincide with the eclipse as it passes over South Carolina. Tickets are still available for the game against the West Virginia Power, according to team officials. Fans will be given special eclipse glasses, a necessity for protecting eyes during a solar eclipse. Game play will be delayed during totality so fans and players alike will be able to enjoy the natural phenomenon. Additional details on the special eclipse day game will be released soon. Tickets…

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Greenville Library System Eclipse Events

Experience the eclipse at Greenville’s Hughes Main Library Branch, with many games, crafts and activities throughout the day on Monday, August 21. 11:00 – 11:45 am- Eclipse Fun and Facts (attendees will receive a ticket to be first in line to view the eclipse through the telescope. 1 – 3:30 pm- A special telescope will be available to view the entire partial eclipse 2:37- 2:40- Full eclipse Prepare for the eclipse with library events: Science Station: Solar Eclipse -(Ages 6-12)  Learn about the total solar eclipse and safe viewing. Registration…

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