ISO Certified Solar Glasses
Total Solar Eclipse - April 8, 2024
Where is the best place to see solar eclipse 2024?
The map above displays the 'path of totality' which indicates the optimal locations for observing the total eclipse. If you are unable to visit these areas, no need to worry! The partial eclipse can still be observed from anywhere on the continent. All you need are a pair of solar glasses, check out our suggestions below.
What do I need to see the eclipse?
Make sure to always wear proper safety gear when looking at the eclipse. We highly recommend using an ISO certified pair of solar eclipse glasses for the easiest and safest viewing experience. However, if you're looking for a more up-close view, you can consider getting a pair of solar binoculars or a solar telescope. Our suggestions below can help you find the right option for you.
Can I use my existing telescope to look at the sun? How can I use my telescope to look at the sun?
Use a solar filter! We have a great many solar filters for all telescopes. Some great options for Celestron telescopes built as a replacement for your tube cap. Other options from Kendrick and Baader that can fit a wide variety of telescopes and binoculars. See this collection:
These filters fit on the front of your telescope and secure with set screws or velcro.
Is it safe to wear solar glasses? Don't I need a pin-hole camera or welders glasses?
Solar glasses are the best way to view the solar eclipse and All-Star Telescope only carries 100% safe to use ISO 12312-2:2015(E) certified glasses. Every product that we carry is specifically designed with your safety in mind. Some even come with colorful tints to make viewing the sun more enjoyable.
Very few welder glasses are suitable for viewing the sun and are not designed for that purpose.
Can I order solar eclipse glasses in large quantities?
Yes! You bet all of our glasses come in larger quantities like 25, 50 or 100. If you require even more, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
How can I take a picture of the eclipse and the sun?
Lots of great ways! We will be posting a few articles on solar photography comming soon.