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Eclipses in Art: Observing & Photographing

A research guide to finding information about solar eclipses and other celestial phenomena in art, historic measuring devices, and how to safely view and photograph eclipses

How to Safely View a Solar Eclipse

While stylish, this is not enough eye protection for safely viewing a solar eclipse. 


Unknown photographer; Untitled (baby sun tanning), 1950s; gelatin silver print; Saint Louis Art Museum, Gift of John R. and Teenuh M. Foster 329:2018