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Rockford's Discovery Center is Celebrating Eclipse Day With 2 Days of Events
Rockford's Discovery Center is Celebrating Eclipse Day With 2 Days of Events
Yesterday in this space, I told you that if you wanted the "full eclipse" experience you'd have to head for the southern part of Illinois. If you're not in the 70 mile wide swath called the "Path of Totality," you won't get the full experience, just a partial eclipse. However, If you want to maximize your partial eclipse viewing, grab your family and head for the Discovery Cent
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.