Solar Eclipse Safety Tips Chris Remington Thursday, August 17, 2017 | Sacramento, CA Listen / download audio Update RequiredTo play audio, update browser or Flash plugin. Neza Pintaric, 9 and sister Ula, 11, right, from Slovenia watch the partial eclipse of the sun through solar glasses in Hyde Park in central London, Friday August 1, 2008. (Joel Ryan / AP) Millions of Americans are gearing up to watch next Monday’s solar eclipse, whose path will cross the entire continental United States. Capital Public Radio’s Amy Quinton will be traveling to Wyoming to be directly in the eclipse’s path for a full 100 percent view. However, you will need special eyewear to watch the eclipse and not cause serious eye damage. Quinton joins Dr. Donald Bucklin to explain the hype surrounding the eclipse and how to keep your eyes safe.