What to do with all those eclipse glasses that were such a hot commodity just a few days ago?  Lucky for us, there are places in New Hampshire and Maine that will take them off your hands for a good cause.

Did you know there is such a thing as "Astronomers Without Borders?"  I was today-years-old when I found out about it.  This organization passes out these eclipse glasses in other parts of the world like South America, Asia, and Africa.  The last time they did this was in 2017.  Organizers say that sending these glasses to other countries helps with education and building community.

Here are a few places that you can drop off your glasses to:

When the eclipse happened on Monday, I really didn't see any massive changes in colors.  Maybe it's because I was at the University of New Hampshire in Durham at the time, and we didn't get 100% coverage.  I wrote a whole thing about what the colors red and green were supposed to look like, so I was a little excited to see my eyes play tricks on me, but not so much.

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The Next Solar Eclipse

If you missed this solar eclipse, you'll have to wait quite a while for the next one (20 years, to be exact).  There is one headed for Alaska in 2033, so if you want to fly there, have at it.  Otherwise, we're waiting until August of 2044, according to Space.com.

Also, did your eyes hurt when you looked through those glasses?  Mine did, and the people I viewed it with said the same thing.  I guess that little piece of plastic might not be enough for our sensitive retinas.

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