The first coast-to-coast solar eclipse in close to 100 years is August 21. In Illinois, the best place to see it is near Carbondale. Don't worry if you can't go.

When this eclipse starts cutting its way across the U.S., no mater where you are, you'll be able to see it. The area where the sun is completely blocked out by the moon is only 70 miles wide, but the entire country can view a partial eclipse, according to vox.com.

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Click the picture below to find out what you'll see and when you'll see the solar eclipse in your zip code. And don't forget to wear your protective glasses.

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