On August 21, 2017, the United States will experience a solar eclipse. This solar event will range from a partial eclipse (Chicago) to a total eclipse (Carbondale, IL). One of our Summer in the City museums to visit in anticipation of this eclipse is the Alder Planetarium. The museum is planning numerous events to celebrate the fact that it has been 92 years since Chicago has experienced this scientific phenomenon.
Check out the NASA site and Dyer Observatory (Vanderbilt University) for more information.