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Southern Illinois University Carbondale craft shop. Photo by: Matthew McGuire
Southern Illinois University Carbondale craft shop. Photo by: Matthew McGuire

The 2017 Solar Eclipse Will Run Across the United States on Monday, August 21

Astronomers and individuals from around the world will be taking place in the 2017 Solar Eclipse events this weekend and leading up to next Monday.

The path of totality will pass through the United States with partial eclipse starting in Oregon close to 09:05 a.m. PDT.

Carbondale, Illinois will have a viewing party at the Southern Illinois University football arena.

For residents living in the area, as well as visitors before next Monday, the craft shop has smartphone filters on sale to grab photos of the solar eclipse.

Southern Illinois University Carbondale craft shop. Photo by: Matthew McGuire
Southern Illinois University Carbondale craft shop. Photo by: Matthew McGuire

The craft shop at SIUC currently has filters for smartphones on sale. Viewers that want to capture the eclipse might want to take photos of the event with their smartphone. Along with safety glasses, solar filters for smartphones will provide a layer of security to capturing photos of the solar eclipse.

SIUC is hosting Eclipse Comic-Con 2017 event on Saturday and Sunday.

Browse over the exposure table for professional photography with Mr. Eclipse.

For additional information on getting professional photos of the eclipse, pop on the next video to learn more.

The first YouTube video is a podcast with B & H Photography on tips and tricks to capturing the 2017 solar eclipse. The second video is data from The New York Times.

B&H Photography Podcast: Photographing and Viewing the 2017 Solar Eclipse

Eclipses Throughout Our Universe | Out There | Solar Eclipse 2017

Solar Eclipse 2017: Photography tips from our photo chief