Astronomers Without Borders wants your used eclipse glasses

Don't throw your eclipse glasses in the garbage, send them to Astronomers Without Borders, a group collecting lightly used eclipse glasses for schools in So Africa

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2017 Solar Eclipse | Image by Rodney Pope, Special to CommDigiNews

WASHINGTON, August 23, 2017 — On August 21, you could not find a pair of eclipse glasses. Today you don’t know what to do with them. A few days ago they were gold, but through the alchemy of yesterday’s news, they are clutter.

But here’s a good idea: Don’t throw them in the garbage; send them to Astronomers Without Borders, an organization that is collecting lightly used eclipse glasses to send to schools in South Africa, where a solar eclipse will be visible in 2019.

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