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viewing solar eclipse through model x windshield?

Discussion in 'Model X' started by aka2, Aug 20, 2017.

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  1. aka2

    aka2 New Member

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    I was just wondering if anyone knew what kind of UV protection the upper part of the model x windshield has and if it's sufficient to block the sun's harmful rays during the eclipse.
     
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    Do you think sunrays during an eclipse are any more harmful than on any sunny day?

    The answer to your question: not sufficient.
     
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    boaterva Supporting Member

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    Several threads on this: NOTHING except approved eclipse glasses are sufficient. Do not even think of it. Please.
     
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    We've seen this question a couple of times. Definitely not safe - safe, approved eclipse glasses are several thousand times stronger than "regular" sun glasses. Between a general lack of knowledge about how to safely view the eclipse and the apparent flood of counterfeit glasses, I'm worried there will be a lot of eye damage coming out of this eclipse. I'm really hoping that is not the case. :(
     
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    systemcrashed Please Reboot

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    This is the only eclipse that is safe to view from Model X windshield... and even that is debatable :D
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  7. K-MTG

    K-MTG Sunshade Captain of TMC

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    I will match mine through my solid sunshade since I didn't get the glasses. I guess I will just have to wait for the next one....
     
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