Solar eclipse 2021: How to make a pinhole box to view solar eclipse?

Solar eclipse 2021: How to make a pinhole box to view solar eclipse?

Solar eclipse 2021: Experts always suggest not watching an eclipse with naked eyes. There are other measures to watch an eclipse and one such way is to see it through a pinhole box.

A box pinhole projector is a safe way to view the solar eclipse.

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How to make a pinhole box to view solar eclipse?

  • Poke a pinhole on one side of a rectangular box (a shoebox will work).
  • Paste a white paper on the inside of the other end of the box.
  • Cut a hole on the bottom side to view the image that falls on the paper.
  • Stand with your back toward the Sun and place the box over your head.
  • The pinhole side should be towards the Sun.
  • Adjust your position until you see the projection of the eclipsed Sun on the paper inside the box.

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A total solar eclipse happens when the Moon passes between the Earth and the sun.

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The Sun is around four hundred times larger than the Moon. It is also 400 times further away from the Moon.

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