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Special Eclipse Update – WHS

Special Eclipse Update


A quick update ahead of tomorrow’s eclipse. Hope to hear from you if you’re watching it!


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How to Make a Pringles Can Solar Viewer

Pringles Can Solar Viewer
Looking for a safe way to view the solar eclipse without spending too much money? Try making a Pringles can solar viewer!

If the solar glasses you bought were fake (like mine) and you won’t be able to get safe, protective eye wear before the eclipse, you can still safely and cheaply view it.

Here’s a video showing how to make a Pringles can solar viewer.

The concept here is very simple: it’s a pinhole camera or camera obscura. It takes a lot of light and focuses it on a very small area.

You can create one using a shoe box, shipping tube, or any other box. A Pringles can works great because you don’t need to seal the flaps to block out the light.

Don’t forget to have your kids decorate their solar viewer too!

If you’ve made a solar viewer I’d love to see it! Tag me on Instagram or Twitter: @wiredhs.

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