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History
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Science
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100

These types of devices are unsafe to use to view an eclipse.
What is binoculars, telescopes, glasses, sunglasses, smoked glass, polarizing filters, or exposed color film

100

This year was the last time a total solar eclipse was viewed from the United States.
What is 1972

100

This device can be made at home to safely view an eclipse.
What is a pinhole projector

100

This biological process halts during an eclipse.
What is photosynthesis

100

These ancient peoples believed that eclipses occurred when the sun or moon was swallowed by a wolf.
What is the ancient Vikings

200

This type of glass is acceptable for viewing an eclipse.
What is number 14 welder's glass or darker.

200

This game was popular the last time a total solar eclipse was viewed from the United States.
What is pong

200

This aura of plasma can be seen around the moon during a total solar eclipse.
What is a corona

200

During an eclipse, the moon comes across the sky in this direction.
What is west to east, but the Earth's rotation causes an illusion so that it is seen as east to west

200

The ancient Greeks had a myth about these two groups fighting in 585 B.C.
What is the Medes and Lydians in Anatolia

300

This is why it is dangerous to look at the sun.
What is UV rays, as they will damage the eye

300

This structure was built at Indiana University in 1898.
What is the observatory and transit house

300

This kind of shadow occurs when none of the sun's light reaches the moon.
What is an umbral shadow

300

During an eclipse, the stars in the vicinity of the sun will appear slightly shifted from their original positions because of this theory.
What is the theory of relativity (the deflection of light due to the gravitational field of the Sun)

300

This group saw eclipses to be a bad omen too dark to be written about.
What is the ancient Egyptians

400

It is dangerous to observe the sun because it damages this part of the eye.
What is the retina of the eye

400

These three astronomers visited Kirkwood Observatory at Indiana University in 1947.
What is James Cuffey, Frank K. Edmondson, and Lawrence H. Aller

400

During this kind of eclipse, the moon passes through the Earth's umbral shadow, and it appears red-orange in color.
What is a total lunar eclipse

400

This element was discovered during the total solar eclipse in August of 1868 by French astronomer Jules Janssen (1824-1907).
What is helium

400

The Vikings and Chinese would do this during an eclipse.
What is make noise to bring the sun back

500

Safety glasses protect eyes from these kinds of lights.
What is visible and non-visible (such as ultraviolet and infrared)

500

By this year, Chinese astronomers were able to predict solar eclipses by analyzing the motion of the moon.
What is CE 206

500

The next solar eclipse that will be viewed in the United States will be on this date.
What is Monday, April 8, 2024

500

In 2003, Bill Lee observed that eclipses can do this.
What is change direction

500

The ancient Mayans referred to eclipses as this phrase, which translates to 'to eat the sun.'
What is chi' ibal kin