Live Solar Eclipse Coverage in Carbondale and Chicago from ABC 7 Chicago


ABC 7 Chicago Solar Eclipse Coverage.

CARBONDALE, ILLINOIS (100%)

Partial Eclipse begins
The Moon touches the Sun’s edge.
11:52 am CDT

Full Eclipse begins
The Sun becomes totally eclipsed.
1:20 pm CDT

Maximum Eclipse
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
1:21 pm CDT

Full Eclipse ends
The total eclipse ends.
1:22 pm CDT

Partial Eclipse ends
The Moon leaves the Sun’s edge.
2:47 pm CDT

CHICAGO (86.71%)

Partial Eclipse begins
11:54 am CDT
Mon, Aug 21

Maximum Eclipse
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
1:19 pm CDT

Partial Eclipse ends
The Moon leaves the Sun’s edge.
2:42 pm CDT

Viewing conditions in Carbondale are expected to be good, but clouds are expected in the Chicago area during the eclipse.

The special Amtrak Eclipse Express left Chicago at 3:00 a.m. for Carbondale in Southern Illinois, where a 100% total eclipse is expected. Four hundred excited eclipse chaser got up early this morning to board the eclipse express at Union Station to get down south to Carbondale.




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The Aug. 21 total solar eclipse across America is generating a lot of interest – and a lot of questions. You’ll find answers to many of your eclipse questions at NASA’s Eclipse 2017 website — eclipse2017.nasa.gov.

On Monday, August 21, 2017, all of North America will be treated to an eclipse of the sun. Anyone within the path of totality can see one of nature’s most awe inspiring sights – a total solar eclipse. This video, narrated by actor George Takei, provides a few viewing tips for the public.

See also …

www.timeanddate.com/eclipse

www.timeanddate.com/eclipse/in/usa/chicago

www.timeanddate.com/eclipse/in/usa/carbondale