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 at the discretion of the AAS Solar Eclipse Task Force. If we have any questions about your submission, we'll contact you at the email address or telephone number you provide below; contact information will not be displayed publicly.

Event organizers: We are interested only in events and activities related to the August 21, 2017, solar eclipse across America — and only if they're open to the public. This generally excludes scientific-society ...


OZZY OSBOURNE TO HEADLINE 2017 SOLAR ECLIPSE FESTIVAL

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 light fades to darkness, Ozzy Osbourne will kick off a concert by singing Bark at the Moon. This event will wrap up the four day Music Festival at Walker's Bluff called Moonstock. 
To commemorate this epic event, Walker's Bluff will release a new wine, Solar Red. Solar Red will be packaged in a black bottle with an image of Ozzy and a total solar eclipse. It will be distributed nationally. 
Walker's Bluff Business Development Officer, Doug Brandon ...


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 tickets are on sale for viewing the total solar eclipse that will take a path through the United States on August 21. The point of greatest duration, the location where the total eclipse lasts the longest along the entire path, is in the heart of southern Illinois, where Bald Knob Cross is located, and Bald Knob Mountain is the highest point in the area, at 1034 feet above sea level.

There are two types of tickets depending on viewing preferences. Serious Viewers can park ...


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 Area Tourism Council and Franklin County Regional Economic Development Corp.

If you would like to have your business, lodging facility, restaurant or event listed on this site, please sign up for your business account here.* This is a complimentary resource for businesses to gain exposure regionally and allow for their eclipse plans to be known. You will need descriptions and ...


THROUGH THE EYES OF NASA

The original article can be found at http://eclipse2017.nasa.gov/nasas-eyes

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 it has loaded, click on the "Explore" button at the bottom of the screen, and a split-screen view will appear showing a view of the Earth on the left side, and a view of the sun from your selected location on the right side. Try rotating and zooming into the globe. Then, select a location either by clicking directly on the Earth, by selecting one of the five preset locations, or by clicking the “Custom” button and ...