Total solar eclipse: How can you view it safely – Watch!

Looking directly at the sun without the right precautions can be dangerous. 

Last Updated: Mar 09, 2016, 07:03 AM IST
Total solar eclipse: How can you view it safely – Watch!

New Delhi: Seeing a solar eclipse is rare and memorable experience, but looking directly at the sun without the right precautions can be dangerous. There are a number of materials that can be used to do the trick. One of such is a simple pinhole camera, which consists of a light-proof box, some sort of film and a pinhole.

 

The video below illustrates how you can view the celestial spectacle by using a pinhole camera. Follow directions in this video and try making it one for safe solar viewing.

Video credit: VideoFromSpace/YouTube