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  • Maybe you wore your eclipse glasses all day. Maybe you bought them but decided to stare directly at the moon eclipsing the sun. Either way, two organizations are collecting eclipse glasses so they don’t collect dust or end up in a landfill. The recycled shades will help people around the world to view the next celestial event in October.
  • The Friedman Observatory at Penn State Wilkes-Barre held a Solar Eclipse Viewing Party on April 8. Free solar eclipse glasses were given out. The observatory streamed the eclipse from NASA. There were also crafts for children.
  • Monday’s celestial event eclipsed the University of Scranton community. Students sat outside buildings and looked up at the sun with special glasses. A telescope with sun protection faced the center of the solar system. On the fifth floor of the Loyola Science Center, professors, students and citizens worked on a project for NASA.