Category Archives: News

Submit Your Event to American Astronomical Society

The American Astronomical Society has a form on their website that allows you to submit your U.S. or Canadian eclipse-related event or activity to their online listing. (Before you do, though, please check our Events & Activities Map and our Tours & Travel Opportunities page to see if we’ve already listed it.) Items will be added […]


Carterville, IL: Ozzy Osbourne will be the featured artist during Moonstock, a four day music festival, at Walker’s Bluff in Carterville, IL. On August 21, 2017, a small portion of the United States will witness a type of total solar eclipse that hasn’t been visible in nearly forty years. On that day, at 1:20 pm, when […]

Bald Knob Cross of Peace Now Offering Tickets

Bald Knob Cross of Peace Now Offering Tickets for Viewing the August 21 Total Eclipse on Bald Knob Mountain View the total solar eclipse from Bald Knob Cross – the only 360 degree, unobstructed viewing location for this rare event. Alto Pass, Ill. – January 20, 2017 – Bald Knob Cross of Peace announces that […]

Regional Website Is Here!

A regional Southern Illinois Eclipse website is finally here. The committee working on this new regional website is comprised of Southern Illinois CVB’s and area economic development organizations. It was unveiled in November of 2016. The committee includes Carbondale Tourism, Williamson County Tourism, Southernmost Illinois Tourism, Illinoi South, Southernmost Illinois Delta Empowerment Zone, Rend Lake […]


The original article can be found at NASA’s Eyes Welcome to Eyes on the 2017 Eclipse! In this interactive, 3D simulation of the total eclipse of August 21st, 2017, you can see a view of the eclipse from anywhere on the planet. Once you have downloaded and installed the program, click on the “Launch” button. Once […]