It takes three celestial bodies - the sun, moon and Earth, all on their own orbital paths - to line up in the exact way at the right time to create an eclipse. This is special and unique because the United States only covers about 2 percent of the globe, so we don't often see a full eclipse pass through the country.
"After you see one, you want to see another one". The last total solar eclipse that was visible in the contiguous United States was back on February 26, 1979.
The Palos Heights Public Library (palosheightslibrary.org) is hosting a solar eclipse viewing event from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. August 21. It may not be a complete loss of sun, but a little goes a long way, as temperatures will drop several degrees during the event.
Also that day, the Oak Lawn Public Library's (olpl.org) solar eclipse party will take place from 1 to 2 p.m. and will include video feed from NASA, hands-on activities and Skyping with folks at Shawnee National Forest where totality will occur.
And with technology everywhere, from smartphones to satellites, the eclipse will be captured as never before, and will offer scientists a wealth of new insights on how the Sun works.
Other viewing parties are scheduled at the following spots, again with glasses available while supplies last.
Jason Heaton, The Director of Astronomy at the Boonshoft Museum of Discovery in Dayton, says this eclipse is being termed the Great American Eclipse.
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Homemade filters or ordinary sunglasses, even very dark ones, are not safe to look at the sun with. A satellite party also goes down at Daley Plaza, where you eclipse glasses will also be distributed, while they last, and check out telescope viewing.
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