PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — What could possibly make seeing a total solar eclipse on Aug. 21 cooler?
Well, scuba divers in Illinois are preparing to make a rare event even more precious as as they plan on seeing the total solar eclipse from underwater.READ MORE: Multiple Faiths Joining Forces To Combat Philadelphia's Rising Gun Violence 2 Mothers, Babies Rushed To Hospital After Being Rescued From Burning Frankford Apartment Building, Officials Say
A southern Illinois establishment known as Mermet Springs (located in Belknap) is offering interested 100 interested participants the opportunity to take part in the fun. A package pays for training, specialized glasses, lunch and participants will be certified as official solar eclipse divers.MORE NEWS: Derek Chauvin Trial: Pennsylvania National Guard Activated To Philadelphia As Officials Prepare For Verdict
“If you could just imagine floating like you would in outer space and experiencing that solar eclipse at the same time, it’s just got to be magical,” Glen Faith, owner of Mermet Springs said.