Solar Eclipse T-Shirts, Hats And Books Flood Amazon

Posted: Jul 24 2017, 11:49am CDT | by , Updated: Mar 6 2018, 9:25am CST , in Technology News

Solar Eclipse T-Shirts, Hats and Books Flood Amazon

There is more than just solar eclipse glasses you can get.

A total solar eclipse that can be seen across North America is on August 21. It has been almost 100 years since the last total solar eclipse. This once in a century space event has millions of Americans excited.

The big space event is of course not without merchandise. Besides the obvious to get Solar Eclipse glasses, there are more total solar eclipse accessories.

You can dress accordingly for the solar eclipse, with total solar eclipse 2017 T-Shirts. There are several designs on sale on, including the Circle Total Solar Eclipse Celestial Fanatic T-shirt as shown in the photo above. Amazon carries dozens of different solar eclipse T-Shirts. One T-shirt reads: "Keep Calm and enter the Path of Totality in August." See all total solar eclipse T-Shirts listed on The shirts are priced around $16.

Where there are T-shirts, there are caps. There are also dozens of different 2017 solar eclipse baseball caps available. Most solar eclipse hats sell for under $10.

Science Across America released a special guide book for the great American Solar Eclipse. The Solar Eclipse Road Trip: The Complete Kids' Guide and Activity Book for the Great American Solar Eclipse of 2017 sells on for $4.95 as paperback and is only $2.32 on Kindle. The guide book contains 50 pages of solar eclipse science, maps, car games, puzzles, crosswords, word searches, mad libs, coloring pages, story starters, and more.

For a more advanced insight into everything there is to know about the August 21 solar eclipse, there is this book by Astronomy Magazine editor Michael Bakich. Your Guide to the 2017 Total Solar Eclipse features all details about where the eclipse will occur, how to observe it safely, what you’ll experience during the eclipse, the best equipment to choose, how to photograph the event, detailed weather forecasts for locations where the Moon’s shadow will fall, and much more.

In case you want to use a telescope or camera to view the total solar eclipse you need these solar filter sheets. For the best-selling solar eclipse glasses, refers to our report on the NASA recommended solar eclipse glasses.

This is what you need to know about the Solar Eclipse 2017:

A solar eclipse occurs when the moon blocks any part of the sun. On Monday, August 21, 2017, a solar eclipse can be seen across all of North America. This is the first time in 99 years that a total solar eclipse will be viewable across the continental United States. The whole continent will experience a partial eclipse lasting 2 to 3 hours.

Halfway through the sky spectacle, anyone within a roughly 70-mile-wide path from Oregon to South Carolina will experience a brief total eclipse, when the moon completely blocks the sun’s bright face for up to 2 minutes 40 seconds according to NASA. Day will be turned into night and making visible the otherwise hidden solar corona. Bright stars and planets will become visible as well.

There are also free eclipse glasses available at 4,800 public library locations across the United States. A total of 2 million total eclipse glasses are available for free distribution at the libraries.

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