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If You Want to View the Full Solar Eclipse in Illinois--Better Head South
If You Want to View the Full Solar Eclipse in Illinois--Better Head South
By now, I'm sure you've heard all the buzz about the upcoming solar eclipse on Monday, August 21st. For the 2017 eclipse, there is a strip of land about 70 miles wide or so (called the "path of totality") that stretches from central Oregon through South Carolina. In Illinois, that path is through the bottom fourth of the state.
Did You Catch the Blood Moon?
Did You Catch the Blood Moon?
It was very cool, although it was also very early. The Blood Moon lunar eclipse viewers up and around this morning got a real treat from the weather department as skies were crystal clear around the Rockford area. According to ABC News:   The eclipse is the second in a rare series known as the tetrad, in which the moon is completely covered by the Earth's umbral shadow for four eclipses in a row,