Photos: Viewing the 2017 solar eclipse

From Chicago to Carbondale, residents of Illinois looked to the sky (using protective eyewear) to experience “The Great American Eclipse.”

WGN Radio coverage with Steve Grzanich, Dave Schwan, Patti Vasquez and John Williams

Raw audio of the eclipse as it reached totality at Saluki Stadium on the campus of Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, IL:

 

Gallery 1 – Viewing the eclipse in Chicago and Carbondale:

Gallery 2 – WGN Radio viewing party at Tribune Tower: