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Join the Countdown for the

Next Solar Eclipse!

An annular solar eclipse will be visible across the U.S. two months from now on October 14, 2023. It will be partially visible across the entire country, and the "ring of fire" will be visible from the Pacific Northwest of the U.S. all the way to the Gulf of Mexico. Plan ahead to protect your eyes and get the most out of this incredible celestial event!

Find out more

Planning an Event for The October 14 Eclipse?

We Can Help!

Our Solar Eclipse Viewing Party/Event Planning Toolkits Include:

  • a safe viewing fact sheet
  • solar eclipse fact sheet
  • a poster
  • a planning checklist
  • activity ideas and instructions for keeping everyone entertained and safe while waiting on the big celestial show!

Download the Family Event Toolkit

Download the Children's Solar Eclipse Toolkit

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Protect Your Eyes!

Prevent Blindness has partnered with companies for the manufacture and sale of Prevent Blindness solar eclipse viewing glasses that meet the safety requirements of ISO 12312-2 filters for direct observation of the sun. When you purchase Prevent Blindness eclipse viewing glasses from our retail partners, a portion of the price goes to support our sight-saving programs and services.

You can purchase Prevent Blindness eclipse glasses securely online from WebEyeCare or Amazon. Educators can purchase eclipse glasses from School Health.

Prevent Blindness recommends ordering by September 30 to allow time for the eclipse glasses to arrive via standard shipping.

Former NASA Astronaut Mike Massimino discussed the upcoming solar eclipses and Prevent Blindness eclipse glasses on Fox Weather Live. Watch the clip!

Watch Mike Massimino's PSA for Prevent Blindness!

Prevent Blindness affiliates are providing unique programs and initiatives for local residents

  • Prevent Blindness Ohio is offering Solar Eclipse Safety Campaign sponsorships, which will include free solar eclipse glasses for sponsors to distribute to their employees, local schools or clients from other nonprofit organizations they support to use for viewing the April 8, 2024 solar eclipse.

The Prevent Blindness

Eclipse + Your Eyes Program

is Made Possible by the Generous Support of:

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Make a Gift Today to Support Our Sight-Saving Programs and Services.

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