Solar Eclipse 2017: Share Your Photos With Us

  • Lighthouse Beach, Evanston (Submitted by: Ella Nishy)

    Lighthouse Beach, Evanston (Submitted by: Ella Nishy)

  • Calumet Welding Center students watching the eclipse. (Submitted by: Renae Alkhovsky)

    Calumet Welding Center students watching the eclipse. (Submitted by: Renae Alkhovsky)

  • A total solar eclipse, which is when the Moon completely covers the Sun, will occur across 14 states in the continental U.S. on Aug 21, 2017. (Credit: NASA)

    A total solar eclipse, which is when the Moon completely covers the Sun, will occur across 14 states in the continental U.S. on Aug 21, 2017. (Credit: NASA)

  • (Credit: NASA)

    (Credit: NASA)

  • Solar glasses display and giveaway at Daley Plaza on Aug. 17. ( Al Hilliard / Chicago Tonight)

    Solar glasses display and giveaway at Daley Plaza on Aug. 17. ( Al Hilliard / Chicago Tonight)

  • People line up in Grant Park to get solar glasses ahead of the eclipse on Aug. 21. ( Al Hilliard / Chicago Tonight)

    People line up in Grant Park to get solar glasses ahead of the eclipse on Aug. 21. ( Al Hilliard / Chicago Tonight)

  • Watching at WTTW Channel 11 (Ava Martin / Chicago Tonight)

    Watching at WTTW Channel 11 (Ava Martin / Chicago Tonight)

  • Jay Shefsky takes in the views at WTTW (Ava Martin / Chicago Tonight)

    Jay Shefsky takes in the views at WTTW (Ava Martin / Chicago Tonight)

  • Watching the eclipse from a field in Carbondale. (Elizabeth Brackett / Chicago Tonight)

    Watching the eclipse from a field in Carbondale. (Elizabeth Brackett / Chicago Tonight)

  • Photo taken in Darien, IL. (Submitted by Kelly Evola)

    Photo taken in Darien, IL. (Submitted by Kelly Evola)

  • WTTW Chicago Tonight staffers take a break to look at the sky. (Alexandra Silets / WTTW)

    WTTW Chicago Tonight staffers take a break to look at the sky. (Alexandra Silets / WTTW)

  • Phil Ponce watches the eclipse. (Alexandra Silets / Chicago Tonight)

    Phil Ponce watches the eclipse. (Alexandra Silets / Chicago Tonight)

  • Watching the eclipse in my backyard through a freshly picked garden tomato! In Oak Park, Illinois. (Submitted by: Ann Flood)

    Watching the eclipse in my backyard through a freshly picked garden tomato! In Oak Park, Illinois. (Submitted by: Ann Flood)

  • (Jay Smith / Chicago Tonight)

    (Jay Smith / Chicago Tonight)

  • (Jay Smith / Chicago Tonight)

    (Jay Smith / Chicago Tonight)

  • (Jay Smith / Chicago Tonight)

    (Jay Smith / Chicago Tonight)

  • Nancy Thometz watches the eclipse in Orland Park. (Submitted by: Pat Thometz)

    Nancy Thometz watches the eclipse in Orland Park. (Submitted by: Pat Thometz)

  • Pat Thometz is ready to watch the eclipse in Orland Park. (Submitted by: Nancy Thometz)

    Pat Thometz is ready to watch the eclipse in Orland Park. (Submitted by: Nancy Thometz)

  • Solar Eclipse from Chicago, IL. (Submitted by: Maureen Margolis)

    Solar Eclipse from Chicago, IL. (Submitted by: Maureen Margolis)

  • Solar Eclipse from Chicago, IL. (Submitted by: Maureen Margolis)

    Solar Eclipse from Chicago, IL. (Submitted by: Maureen Margolis)

  • Taken from our backyard through clouds, eclipse of 8/21/2017. (Submitted by: Debra Rounds)

    Taken from our backyard through clouds, eclipse of 8/21/2017. (Submitted by: Debra Rounds)

  • (Jay Shefsky / Chicago Tonight)

    (Jay Shefsky / Chicago Tonight)

  • (Jay Shefsky / Chicago Tonight)

    (Jay Shefsky / Chicago Tonight)

  • WTTW Chicago Tonight staffers line up for eclipse viewing. (Ava Martin / Chicago Tonight)

    WTTW Chicago Tonight staffers line up for eclipse viewing. (Ava Martin / Chicago Tonight)

  • Wheeler, Indiana (Submitted by: Carol Parry)

    Wheeler, Indiana (Submitted by: Carol Parry)

  • Wheeler, Indiana .... then the clouds took over (Submitted by: Carol Parry)

    Wheeler, Indiana .... then the clouds took over (Submitted by: Carol Parry)

  • Comet, safely watching the eclipse. (Submitted by: Michael Friedman)

    Comet, safely watching the eclipse. (Submitted by: Michael Friedman)

  • Viewing with the neighbors in Mt. Prospect (Submitted by: Christine Predick)

    Viewing with the neighbors in Mt. Prospect (Submitted by: Christine Predick)

  • Our kids watching the eclipse in our front yard. Glencoe, Illinois. (Submitted by: Fraline Allgaier)

    Our kids watching the eclipse in our front yard. Glencoe, Illinois. (Submitted by: Fraline Allgaier)

  • Walter Payton College Prep Class of 2021 (Submitted by: Paula Pilolla)

    Walter Payton College Prep Class of 2021 (Submitted by: Paula Pilolla)

  • We picked up our glasses from the Winnetka Public Library at 9:00 am (Submitted by: Fraline Allgaier)

    We picked up our glasses from the Winnetka Public Library at 9:00 am (Submitted by: Fraline Allgaier)

  • Steampunk eclipse (Submitted by: Doug Neff)

    Steampunk eclipse (Submitted by: Doug Neff)

  • (Submitted by: Fraline Allgaier)

    (Submitted by: Fraline Allgaier)

  • Photo taken from a high rise rooftop on Lake Shore Drive in Lakeview this afternoon. (Submitted by: John Picken)

    Photo taken from a high rise rooftop on Lake Shore Drive in Lakeview this afternoon. (Submitted by: John Picken)

  • Took an ecliptic bike ride today, and enjoyed the notable enthusiasm of many. (Submitted by: Debra Arment)

    Took an ecliptic bike ride today, and enjoyed the notable enthusiasm of many. (Submitted by: Debra Arment)

  • Looking at the eclipse the old fashioned way (Submitted by: Robert Richter)

    Looking at the eclipse the old fashioned way (Submitted by: Robert Richter)

  • Siblings enjoying the eclipse! What a wonderful sight! (Submitted by: Theresa Martinez)

    Siblings enjoying the eclipse! What a wonderful sight! (Submitted by: Theresa Martinez)

  • Friends & brothers watching eclipse at Foster beach. (Submitted by: CS Russell)

    Friends & brothers watching eclipse at Foster beach. (Submitted by: CS Russell)

  • A friend's patio and puppy dog during the eclipse (Submitted by: lavonne patrick)

    A friend's patio and puppy dog during the eclipse (Submitted by: lavonne patrick)

  • When your brothers bury you in 4 foot hole during eclipse. (Submitted by: CS Russell)

    When your brothers bury you in 4 foot hole during eclipse. (Submitted by: CS Russell)

  • Elora, 9 months old, enjoying her first solar eclipse (Submitted by: Melanie Goldberg)

    Elora, 9 months old, enjoying her first solar eclipse (Submitted by: Melanie Goldberg)

  • Libby is ready to watch the eclipse safely. (Submitted by Venetia King)

    Libby is ready to watch the eclipse safely. (Submitted by Venetia King)

  • Backyard viewing in Winthrop Hanrbor (Submitted by: Nann Hilyard)

    Backyard viewing in Winthrop Hanrbor (Submitted by: Nann Hilyard)

  • Watching the eclipse at the Chicago Botanic Garden (Submitted by: Cathy Costello)

    Watching the eclipse at the Chicago Botanic Garden (Submitted by: Cathy Costello)

  • At the Chicago Botanic Garden (Submitted by: Cathy Costello)

    At the Chicago Botanic Garden (Submitted by: Cathy Costello)

  • Dog looking at eclipse (Submitted by: Jose and Nury)

    Dog looking at eclipse (Submitted by: Jose and Nury)

  • Men In Black - St. Patrick Parish, St. Charles (Submitted by: Thomas Rasmussen)

    Men In Black - St. Patrick Parish, St. Charles (Submitted by: Thomas Rasmussen)

  • Total eclipse with orange prominences (Canon T3 through classic Celestron 8" Schmidt   Cassegrain) at Belton, SC (Submitted by: Alan Guttman)

    Total eclipse with orange prominences (Canon T3 through classic Celestron 8" Schmidt Cassegrain) at Belton, SC (Submitted by: Alan Guttman)

Just before noon on Aug. 21, the moon will block the Chicago area’s view of the sun, covering up to 87 percent of it by 1:19 p.m.

Share your photos of the eclipse with us and we’ll add them to our online gallery. They may also be shared on the air on “Chicago Tonight.”

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