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Eclipse glasses: Where can you get them locally?

Nooga.com reports that as of Wednesday afternoon, several local brick-and-mortar stores were sold out of safety glasses to use during the August 21 solar eclipse, but local residents can still get them, provided they are willing to look, and have patience. (Image: MGN)


Friday morning the Chattanooga Library is giving away free eclipse glasses - first come, first served - starting at 9 a.m.



UPDATE:

Nooga.com has an update on where to find glasses, which are getting scarce!


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It's the hottest question this August: Where can I get a pair of specially-constructed glasses to watch the August 21st total solar eclipse?

Our partners at Nooga.com have the answer.

It reports that as of Wednesday afternoon, several local brick-and-mortar stores were sold out of safety glasses to use during the August 21 solar eclipse, but local residents can still get them, provided they are willing to look, and have patience.

Go here to read the latest list of available places to get eclipse-ready glasses.

But you need to be careful - NASA is warning there are a lot of eclipse glasses scams out there. Go here to learn what to watch for.

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Check out many more stories in our special August 21st Eclipse section here.

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