Feb 16, 2024 - News

Where to find eclipse glasses in Columbus

Illustration of repeating solar glasses, with some missing.

Illustration: Maura Losch/Axios

Don't wait till April to buy eclipse glasses or you likely won't find any.

Why it matters: Looking at the eclipse without proper glasses could damage your vision.

Be smart: Counterfeit products are flooding the market and you may not be able to tell if the glasses are a scam.

Some reputable sources:

Pro tip: Many viewing parties will offer glasses, but recommend bringing your own if possible.

What they're saying: "By mid-March 2024, we expect to start hearing reports about various sellers running out of stock," Richard Tresch Fienberg, a senior adviser at the American Astronomical Society, tells Axios' Analis Bailey. "It'll get worse the closer we get to April 8."

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