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Here's How You Can See The Eclipse Without Glasses

Parker Miles Blohm
Solar eclipse of May 20, 2012

If you missed out on getting eclipse glasses, you're not out of luck yet. There are still ways to see Monday's eclipse without them.

A sheet of paper with a small hole poked through it can act as a mini projector, so can an old shoe box or a regular household colander. None of these alternatives require looking directly at the sun either.

Experts say that even during a total eclipse the only safe time to look at the sun without protective eye wear is if you are in the path of totality - when the moon completely covers the face of the sun.

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