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Create your own pinhole projector to use during the solar eclipse

Solar eclipse cutout
Solar eclipse cutout
Posted at 12:55 PM, Aug 17, 2017
and last updated 2017-08-17 12:55:00-04

(WWSB) - On Monday, millions of people across the country will get to observe either a total or partial solar eclipse. While those in the path of totality will see a TOTAL solar eclipse, everyone will be treated to a PARTIAL eclipse, no matter where you are.

Where will you be?  Why not celebrate the eclipse by making your own 2D/3D Printed Pinhole Projector in the shape of Florida. 

All you have to do is poke a hole in the projector after you print it out. Poke the hole wherever you will be during the eclipse.  Ask a friend to take a picture of your shadow while holding the pinhole projector. The resulting image will be a once in a lifetime picture of your shadow, the shadow of Florida and a projected image of the partial eclipse marking your location!

Share your photos with us by using #SuncoastEclipse.

Here is a link to more information on how the pinhole projectors work.