Frequently Asked Questions
Q: Are you listed on AAS (American Astronomical Society's website) as a Reputable Vendor? Are your glasses safe?
A: Yes! Check out: https://eclipse.aas.org/resources/solar-filters (We are Eclipse for a Cause)
Q: How do we use them safely?
A: https://eclipse.aas.org/eye-safety/eyewear-viewers or
http://www.eclipseforacause.com/instructions.html. Also, be sure to read the warnings and instructions on each pair of glasses.
Q: How do I use these with kids?
A: See above & https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/capital-weather-gang/wp/2017/08/09/parents-the-solar-eclipse-is-nothing-to-fear-heres-how-to-watch-it-with-your-kids/?utm_term=.f6ae03cef290
Q: Do we really have to use the glasses during the entire eclipse?
A: YES! Unless you are in the small band of totality, you must wear the glasses while ANY part of the sun is showing. See above.
Q: It is cloudy, can we get a refund?
A: No, sadly, we cannot offer refunds due to weather. You CAN use the glasses the next Sunny Day to see the sun!
Q: Our Superintendent has forbidden students from going outside during the eclipse (or is releasing students early) because of liability reasons, can we get a refund.
A: No, but you can donate the glasses to a library, a neighboring school, or to a VA/Hospital/Hospice! Make sure your glasses are not wasted!
Q: Do you have any more glasses?
A: No, we are 100% sold out!
Q: Who is your Manufacturer?
A: Our SOLE manufacturer was Jaxy Optical. They are ALSO listed on AAS: https://eclipse.aas.org/resources/solar-filters as an approved manufacturer. We chose them because they had very high safety standards, even higher than many other "approved" glasses on the market.
Q: How do we know that we have REAL "Eclipse for a Cause" eclipse glasses?
A: They are be purple, have "Shoot for the Stars" on the outside, have #EducationIsLife on the inside, and have a number of stars around the filters on the inside.
Q: Are your glasses "Made in China"
A: Yes, Jaxy Optical, listed as an approved and safe manufacturer on AAS.org (See above), is based out of China.