Eclipse glasses are very 2017.
Posted on August 21, 2017, at 3:06 p.m. ET
A man tests special solar glasses outside the Smithsonian's Air and Space Museum on the National Mall before the eclipse on Aug. 21 in Washington, DC.
A cheerleader uses solar viewing glasses before welcoming guests to watch the total eclipse at Southern Illinois University's football stadium in Carbondale, Illinois.
Griffin O'Roak watches the rising sun with his homemade eclipse viewer at a gathering of eclipse viewers in Salem, Oregon.
Jonathan Mori (left), and Finn Power, both of Vancouver, get ready to watch the eclipse in a park in Salem.
From left: Schweta, Rhea, and Saanvi Kulkarni, from Seattle, try out their eclipse glasses in Salem.
Pink flamingos named Fred and Matilda have their solar glasses on as they wait for the show to start at the point of greatest eclipse in Hopkinsville, Kentucky.
People use solar viewing glasses as the sun emerges through fog cover before the solar eclipse in Depoe Bay, Oregon.
People watch the start of the solar eclipse at Big Summit Prairie ranch in Oregon's Ochoco National Forest, near the city of Mitchell.
A boy uses solar viewing glasses as the sun emerges through fog cover in Depoe Bay.
Madison the dog watches the solar eclipse in Nashville.
Members of the media watch the solar eclipse from the White House.
Oregon State Police officers model their solar eclipse glasses while awaiting an event at Oregon State University in Corvallis.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions (left) and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross watch the solar eclipse from the Truman Balcony at the White House.
Cherri Haghighit views the start of the total solar eclipse at the Griffith Observatory in Los Angeles.
Coreen Abbott watches the solar eclipse from Bernal Heights Hill in San Francisco.
James Courtwright sets up his camera to take pictures of the solar eclipse in Depoe Bay, Oregon.
Samantha (left) and Jessica Loy watch the total solar eclipse in Guernsey, Wyoming.
People watch a partial solar eclipse from the roof deck at the 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge.
A sign telling customers that solar eclipse glasses are out of stock is displayed at a store in New York City.
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