Solar Eclipse Reminders

Under the SilGro home page for Alan Silverstein and Cathie Grow
Last update: August 11, 2017 -- Email me at


Succinct summary of what to watch for, and what to consider bringing, to a (total) solar eclipse.

This is derived from many sources. To learn more about any item below, copy/paste the words to your favorite search engine. If you have feedback, email me (above).

See also an excellent prosaic description (with pictures) by Jamie Carter for Sky & Telescope Magazine.


Watch for:


This is not a universal list. These are just items for you to consider to create your own personal list. If desired, bring:

Want more? See also my brief Solar Eclipse Advice webpage.