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August 21, 2017 1:21 PM

OFFICIAL INFORMATION CENTER FOR THE AUG. 21, 2017 TOTAL SOLAR ECLIPSE IN MAKANDA, ILLINOIS USA

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Nobody forgets a total solar eclipse. Yet almost nobody in America has actually seen one. 


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Einstein's eclipse

The totally predictable story of why the only total solar eclipse in Illinois history was nearly forgotten.