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The upcoming solar eclipse in Ohio can be watched with glasses.

ScienceThe upcoming solar eclipse in Ohio can be watched with glasses.

To view the solar eclipse in central Ohio, you will need to wear a pair of glasses. The eclipse will be visible in Ohio for the first time in 200 years when it occurs on April 8. NASA warns against looking at the sun with the naked eye. Can magic mushrooms be used to treat depression?

NASA doesn't approve any specific glasses for viewing the eclipse. The "SO 12312-2 international standard" for looking directly at the sun is recommended by the agency. The American Astronomical Society has put together a list of approved vendors for eclipse glasses. The Columbus Metropolitan Library will be giving away free solar eclipse glasses. Patrons are encouraged to call ahead if they want to get a pair of glasses because there is a limit of four per family. The solar eclipse glasses can be purchased at the museum for up to $2,500. m Filby is a reporter for the Dispatch.

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