The Solar eclipse on August 21 will affect photovoltaic generators across the United States, the EIA said.
Concerns have mainly centered within the states of OR and SC as they are in the "path of totality", where the obscuration of the sun by the moon is at its darkest, therefore so little light being absorbed that they become dysfunctional. Even if you're not in the path of totality, our app allows you to calculate exactly how much of an eclipse you'll be able to see and get a preview with our eclipse simulation.
Interestingly, utilities will have to be cautious because as soon as the sun returns from behind Earth's shadow, solar panels will begin to add power into the system immediately, which could overload the system if there are too many sources at the same time.
Eclipse-watchers view a projected image of the sun.
"Every total solar eclipse brings with it a lunar eclipse either two weeks before or after", Slooh astronomer Paul Cox said in a statement. If you normally wear eyeglasses, put the eclipse glasses over them or your hand-held viewer in front of them.
In order to photograph the solar eclipse, you will need to buy a solar filter to protect your camera by reducing the brightness of the sun. Officials at the Kopernik Observatory say it may come closer to our area giving us a higher chance to view it within the totality. Library Director Elaine Dunne-Thayer said they'll have a live NASA feed running all day, and will also have a laptop set up so visitors can explore the eclipse site.
In Cambridge, a partial eclipse covering most of the sun will be visible in the afternoon from about 1:30 to 4.
In New York City, where the moon will obstruct 71% of the sun, people will still experience magic.
In two weeks, a total solar eclipse will stretch across the US for the first time in about 100 years.
Dr. Ming Wang at the Wang Vision Institute says after solar eclipses, there are typically a wave of patients who have suffered irreversible eye damage. Thanks to available technology, this solar eclipse might become the most studied one ever. If it is scratched or damaged, discard it. Make sure you read and follow any instructions. In ancient China, a ruler once ordered two astronomers to be beheaded when they failed to predict an eclipse. Clouds could always spoil the view, so eclipse watchers need to be ready to split for somewhere with clear skies, if necessary.
Darkness will last just under two minutes in OR, gradually expanding to a maximum two minutes and 44 seconds in Shawnee National Forest in southernmost IL, nearly into Kentucky, then dwindling to 2 1/2 minutes in SC.
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