Illinois Total Eclipse Guide: Commemorative Official Keepsake Guide by Aaron LinsdauIllinois Total Eclipse Guide: Commemorative Official Keepsake Guide by Aaron Linsdau

Illinois Total Eclipse Guide: Commemorative Official Keepsake Guide

byAaron Linsdau

Paperback | April 28, 2017

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Illinois Total Eclipse Guide: Commemorative Official Keepsake Guidebook

On August 21, a remarkable event will occur over Illinois. A rare total eclipse will pass directly over the state. If you are planning to view the total eclipse in Illinois, you need the Illinois Total Eclipse Guide.

This book has everything you need to know about viewing and photographing the eclipse across the state. In it, you will find some of the secret locations locals know.

Why Buy the Illinois Total Eclipse Guide?

Where should you watch the eclipse from? How will you find these locations? If you have never been to Illinois before, you might get lost. You don't want to be lost on the big day of the eclipse! The book even will tell you exactly where to stand if you want to see the eclipse directly over the Illinois. This commemorative official guide has information on lodging, travel and local secrets.


The book contains photography exposure settings for your camera. If you’re interested in creating a stunning photo of the sun’s corona, the book tells you the aperture, shutter speed, and ISO settings you’ll need. You will find a wealth of information about how to safely and successfully photograph this rare total eclipse that will traverse the United States.

Guides for the Twelve States Under the Main Part of the Totality

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Title:Illinois Total Eclipse Guide: Commemorative Official Keepsake GuideFormat:PaperbackDimensions:70 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.15 inPublished:April 28, 2017Publisher:Sastrugi PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1944986111

ISBN - 13:9781944986117

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Table of Contents


All About Illinois

Overview of Illinois


Forest Fires

Road Closures Due to Fires

Wilderness and Forest Park Safety

Eclipse Day Safety

All About Eclipses

Total vs Partial Eclipse

Early Myth & Astronomy

Contemporary American Solar Phenomena

Future American Eclipses

Viewing and Photographing the Eclipse

Planning Ahead

Understanding Sun Position

Eclipse Data for Selected Illinois Locations

Eclipse Photography

Eclipse Photography Gear

Camera Phones

Viewing Locations Around Illinois

Remember the Illinois Total Eclipse

Editorial Reviews


“This guide to the eclipse is the definitive handbook for everyone considering Illinois as their viewing location and will help visitors and locals effectively plan and maximize their minutes in the darkness.”—Loren Nelson, Chair of Teton Photography Group