Amazing Photos Show Total Solar Eclipse From Across Illinois, Midwest

Illinoisans got out their cameras, telescopes and glasses as a total solar eclipse crossed the United States from coast to coast for the first time in 99 years on Monday, Aug. 21, 2017. The path of totality, which lasted an hour and a half on land, passed through the Midwest, reaching Carbondale and bringing incredible views across the state. See photos from around the area.

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Brian VonKaenel
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Murray Cutler
Eclipse pictures taken from Westmont, IL. (when cloud cover permitted) 4.5" reflector telescope projecting the eyepiece image onto a white card. Murray
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Murray Cutler
Eclipse pictures taken from Westmont, IL. (when cloud cover permitted) 4.5" reflector telescope projecting the eyepiece image onto a white card. Murray
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Murray Cutler
Eclipse pictures taken from Westmont, IL. (when cloud cover permitted) 4.5" reflector telescope projecting the eyepiece image onto a white card. Murray
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Murray Cutler
Eclipse pictures taken from Westmont, IL. (when cloud cover permitted) 4.5" reflector telescope projecting the eyepiece image onto a white card. Murray
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Murray Cutler
Eclipse pictures taken from Westmont, IL. (when cloud cover permitted) 4.5" reflector telescope projecting the eyepiece image onto a white card. Murray
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Murray Cutler
Eclipse pictures taken from Westmont, IL. (when cloud cover permitted) 4.5" reflector telescope projecting the eyepiece image onto a white card. Murray
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Murray Cutler
Eclipse pictures taken from Westmont, IL. (when cloud cover permitted) 4.5" reflector telescope projecting the eyepiece image onto a white card. Murray
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Amos Hubbard
eclispe The moon shadow over lombard
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Leslie Welke
Normal, IL
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Bob
Shot this in Goreville today Spectacular event.
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JoAnne Messina
Bridgeview, ILLINOIS ECLIPSE PHOTO 1:47 after cloud coverage passed. Never dark, never cooler temperature.
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JoAnne Messina
Bridgeview, ILLINOIS ECLIPSE PHOTO 1:47 after cloud coverage passed. Never dark, never cooler temperature.
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JoAnne Messina
Bridgeview, ILLINOIS ECLIPSE PHOTO 1:47 after cloud coverage passed. Never dark, never cooler temperature.
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JoAnne Messina
Bridgeview, ILLINOIS ECLIPSE PHOTO 1:47 after cloud coverage passed. Never dark, never cooler temperature.
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JoAnne Messina
Bridgeview, ILLINOIS ECLIPSE PHOTO 1:47 after cloud coverage passed. Never dark, never cooler temperature.
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JoAnne Messina
Bridgeview, ILLINOIS ECLIPSE PHOTO 1:47 after cloud coverage passed. Never dark, never cooler temperature.
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JoAnne Messina
Bridgeview, ILLINOIS ECLIPSE PHOTO 1:47 after cloud coverage passed. Never dark, never cooler temperature.
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JoAnne Messina
Bridgeview, ILLINOIS ECLIPSE PHOTO 1:47 after cloud coverage passed. Never dark, never cooler temperature.
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JoAnne Messina
Bridgeview, ILLINOIS ECLIPSE PHOTO 1:47 after cloud coverage passed. Never dark, never cooler temperature.
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JoAnne Messina
Bridgeview, ILLINOIS ECLIPSE PHOTO 1:47 after cloud coverage passed. Never dark, never cooler temperature
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Roger Powell
Eclipse
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bj marro
Solar eclipse from Buffalo Grove Illinois clouds opened up arround it
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Toby S
Traveling through the Eclipse 2017 in Arlington Heights
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Ranjan Abraham
Eclipse as shot in Naperville Eclipse
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dmhoover@sbcglobal.net
I caught this image by placing my phone inside a welding mask in my back yard. When you looked inside the mask, everything appeared orange but the camera captured green, most likely due to the protective layers on the mask, I'd guess. Thanks,Diane Hoover Crystal Lake
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Chris
Eclipse Seen at Wheaton North HS There was just enough cloud cover to be this shot of the eclipse. Enjoy. Chris Johnson Physics Teacher Wheaton North HS
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Eve
Weather Photos Eclipse from Villa Park the clouds moved enough for me to get a few good shots in a bucket of water - as my dentist suggested :)
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Eve
Weather Photos Eclipse from Villa Park the clouds moved enough for me to get a few good shots in a bucket of water - as my dentist suggested :)
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Eve
Weather Photos Eclipse from Villa Park the clouds moved enough for me to get a few good shots in a bucket of water - as my dentist suggested :)
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Eve
Weather Photos Eclipse from Villa Park the clouds moved enough for me to get a few good shots in a bucket of water - as my dentist suggested :)
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Eve
Weather Photos Eclipse from Villa Park the clouds moved enough for me to get a few good shots in a bucket of water - as my dentist suggested :)
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Eve
Weather Photos Eclipse from Villa Park the clouds moved enough for me to get a few good shots in a bucket of water - as my dentist suggested :) Eve Lopez
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Jim Grosser
Pictures of solar eclipse Pictures from James Grosser of Naperville
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Jim Grosser
Pictures of solar eclipse Pictures from James Grosser of Naperville
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Jim Grosser
Pictures of solar eclipse Pictures from James Grosser of Naperville
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Zach Christman
Eclipse photos Taken in Barnhart, MO
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Dorian
Solar Eclipse in Nashville We made the trip down from St Charles, IL to Nashville and it was unbelievable experience. Thank you Sun and Moon!
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Harlan/TheUltimatePhotoTeam
The eclipse along with the clouds this afternoon in Palatine. From Harlan Horn
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William Jordan
Weather (Eclipse) Photos Here are a few I could sneak in before the clouds hit. Enjoy!! Bill Jordan Plainfield, IL
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William Jordan
Weather (Eclipse) Photos Here are a few I could sneak in before the clouds hit. Enjoy!! Bill Jordan Plainfield, IL
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William Jordan
Weather (Eclipse) Photos Here are a few I could sneak in before the clouds hit. Enjoy!! Bill Jordan Plainfield, IL
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William Jordan
Weather (Eclipse) Photos Here are a few I could sneak in before the clouds hit. Enjoy!! Bill Jordan Plainfield, IL
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William Jordan
Weather (Eclipse) Photos Here are a few I could sneak in before the clouds hit. Enjoy!! Bill Jordan Plainfield, IL
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Charlie Rowell
Deck Eclipse Eclipse viewed on deck thru trees
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ahmed abu haiba
From buhaiba in Palatine
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ahmed abu haiba
From buhaiba in Palatine
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Laura
Eclipse! Hawthorn woods Illinois! Laura Tworek
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Laura
Eclipse! Hawthorn woods Illinois! Laura Tworek
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Laura
Eclipse! Hawthorn woods Illinois! Laura Tworek
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Laura
Eclipse! Hawthorn woods Illinois! Laura Tworek
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jajeras
Eclipse from Darien, il Jori
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Brad Schultz
Solar eclipse That's taken from an iPhone through solar eclipse glasses. You can see all the burning that goes on on the sun how amazing is that
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gloria evilla
total eclipse NOON TIME
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Brian VonKaenel
Just wanted to share a few of my photos from today's eclipse! It was fairly cloudy today, but I think they add a lovely mood to the photos. :) Thanks,Brian
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Brian VonKaenel
Just wanted to share a few of my photos from today's eclipse! It was fairly cloudy today, but I think they add a lovely mood to the photos. :)Thanks,Brian
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Millicent Wong
Solar Eclipse in Chicago
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janet magnuson
shadows during the eclipse
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