August 2017: The Great American Solar Eclipse
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Learn about eclipses and how you can enjoy this one using no more than your eyes and materials you probably already have around your home. On Aug. 21, 2017, a total solar eclipse will be visible from the continental U.S. in a 71-mile-wide path stretching from Oregon to South Carolina. From the Chicago area, about 85% of the Sun will be covered by the Moon.