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How to use your iPhone to get the most out of the 2017 Total Solar Eclipse

How to use your iPhone to get the most out of the 2017 Total Solar Eclipse

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Use your iPhone to help you fully enjoy the 2017 Total Solar Eclipse! Although there are between two and five solar eclipses per year somewhere on earth, there hasn't been a total eclipse that crossed the entire contiguous United States since 1918! This is your best chance in North America until 2024 to get a view of a solar eclipse in totality. Depending on whether you want to see totality or simply enjoy what you can from your current location, here are some apps and tips to help. A word of caution before you stare at the sun As marvelous a spectacle as a solar eclipse is, solar radiation and UV light can seriously damage your eyes as well as cause damage to optical components in your cameras. If you will be enjoying the eclipse in any form, please make certain you have proper protection for your eyes (sunglasses WILL NOT DO) and the proper UV filters for your camera equipment. Though the iPhone has many such filters built-in that will limit exposure to the light, you will still...