This 8-page viewer’s guide was originally intended for educators, but it is obviously valuable to all viewers.
Viewing by Direct Observation
The links below contain a lot of information about the experience of viewing the eclipse. Safety information is so important that it’s included as an important consideration in any descriptions of the event. Please realize the potential harm that improper viewing of the sun during the eclipse can cause.
Photography and Telescopic Viewing
From Sky and Telescope, here’s an Ebook on photographing the eclipse with a smart phone.
Other Interesting Stuff
Still Hooked…This is one of the best videos around that can give you a palpable sense of the experience of viewing a total solar eclipse.
Learning opportunity for Parents with their kids (Sky and Telescope)
NASA invites you to become a citizen scientist.
From Space.com: How to tell if your eclipse glasses are unsafe (and what to do about it).
From Space.com: the best ISO certified solar eclipse viewing gear:
Other Popular Viewing and Photography Aids
Book to commemorate 2017 eclipse and look forward to 2024