If you stare at the sun during a solar eclipse with your bare eyes, you can get a condition called solar Retinopathy witch occurs when bright light floods the retina. If your eyes get damaged from the sun during a solar eclipse you will be in lot of pain.
A solar eclipse is when the sun gets covered by the moon. The upcoming solar eclipse is going to happen on august 21, 2017. The Umbra( the dark spot ) will be going down the middle of America through states such like, Oregon, Idaho, Illinois, Kansas, and more.