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: WATCH LIVE: Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf, COVID-19 Vaccine Joint Task Force To Announce Teacher Vaccination Initiative Brotherly Love: Northeast Philadelphia Man, Family Bringing Joy To Hundreds Of Children Through Bikes
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: 3 Men Wanted For Stealing ATM From Convenience Store In Brewerytown, Philadelphia Police Say
“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.