WHAT IS A TOTAL SOLAR ECLIPSE?
A total solar eclipse occurs when the moon serendipitously passes between Earth and the sun, blocking all of the sunlight and casting a shadow onto the Earth. On July 2, 2019, the South Pacific Ocean and parts of South America will lie in the center of the moon's shadow, turning day into night for over 4 minutes and 30 seconds.
A total solar eclipse is a relatively rare occurrence because the Moon doesn’t orbit in the same plane as the Earth and Sun. But when the three bodies line up just right, the Moon covers up the disc of the Sun, and those in the direct path of the Moon’s shadow will see the Sun go dark.
Find out more about the upcoming solar eclipse in our Ultimate Guide to the 2019 Total Solar Eclipse.
WHEN IS THE 2019 SOLAR ECLIPSE AND WHERE CAN I WATCH IT?
The eclipse will begin over the Pacific Ocean at 17:03 UTC, which corresponds to 9:03 AM local time in Adamstown, Pitcairn. It will continue along its path until 21:44 UTC (19:44 local time in Buenos Aires), when the shadow of the moon leaves Libres del Sud, Argentina, just 20 miles west of the South Atlantic coast.
ARE HALO SPECTACLES SAFE ENOUGH TO WATCH THE SOLAR ECLIPSE?
The only way to safely view a solar eclipse is with proven eclipse safe solar glasses. HALO eclipse spectacles are independently tested and CE certified to meet the ISO 12312-2:2015 standard for the safest direct solar viewing. These eclipse viewing glasses are manufactured exclusively with scratch resistant black polymer material and have an optical density of 5 or greater. Our spectacles filter out 100% of harmful ultra-violet, 100% of harmful infrared, and 99.999% of intense visible light. Read more about eclipse viewing safety here.
WILL MY HALO ORDER ARRIVE IN TIME FOR THE JULY 2ND ECLIPSE?
All HALO spectacles will begin shipping in the Spring of 2019. If you need to receive your eclipse spectacles prior to the estimated arrival date specified on your confirmation email, let us know and we will do our best to expedite your HALO order.
Read more about our shipping policy.HOW ABOUT RETURNS?
Everything from HALO is backed by our 100% guarantee. If you're not completely satisfied with your HALO purchase, please return it within 30 days of delivery. As long as your purchase is unused, in its original packaging and in the same condition it reached you, we'll give you a full refund.
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