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0 Smith Observing Site
 
Illinois   Near Round Lake Beach and about 15 miles west of Waukegan.
11S Lake Zurich
 
Illinois  
14SE Lincolnshire
 
Illinois   Also covers Deerfield which is home of the Skokie Valley Astronomers .
15SW Crystal Lake
 
Illinois  
15S Barrington Hills
 
Illinois   A town in Cook county. Site of International Year of Astronomy events.
16NW Eagle Observatory
 
Wisconsin   A private observatory near Eagle.
17S Northwest Suburban Astronomers
 
Illinois   The NSA is active in the area of Palatine/Hoffman Estates.
19W Woodstock
 
Illinois  
20N Richard Bong State Recreation Area
 
Wisconsin   Recreation Area near Burlington. Used by some members of the Racine Astronomical Society.
20NE Kenosha
 
Wisconsin   Home of the Kenosha Astronomy Club.
23SW OneDarkSky.com Observation Site #1
 
Illinois   A clearing off of Cobblers Crossing, in Elgin. Site of public star parties held by OneDarkSky.com.
25SW U-46 Planetarium
 
Illinois   Elgin School District Planetarium in Elgin.
26N Modine Benstead Observatory
 
Wisconsin   Observatory of the Racine Astronomical Society.
27SE Morton Grove
 
Illinois   Forcast also covers Glenview, Wilmette, Evanston, Stokie, Park Ridge, Niles, and Des Plaines.
28W Marengo
 
Illinois  
29NW Yerkes Observatory
 
Wisconsin   Observatory in Williams Bay.
30NE Racine
 
Wisconsin   Home of the Racine Astronomical Society.
30W Claustonberry Observatory
 
Illinois   A private observatory near Marengo.
33S Lombard
 
Illinois   Forecast also covers Glendale Hieghts, Elmhurst, Villa Park, Addison, and Glen Ellyn.
34S SWAOG Light Site
 
Illinois   A public observing site of the South West Astronomy Observers Group. In Wheaton.
34SW Hickory Knolls Discovery Center
 
Illinois   An environmental education center located in James O. Breen Community Park in St Charles. Also site of star parties held by OneDarkSky.com.
35SE Cricket Hill
 
Illinois   Part of Lincoln Park. At Montrose Harbor.
35SW Lily Lake Observatory
 
Illinois   A private observatory near the town of Lilly Lake.
36N Franklin
 
Wisconsin   In Milwaukee county. Near a BYA affiliate starparty site.
38SW Peck Farm Park
 
Illinois   Public viewing site for the Fox Valley Astronomical Society. In Geneva.
39S TASS H (Droege) Observatory
 
Illinois   An observatory of the Amateur Sky Survey project. Near Batavia.
40N Texas Yard Canon Observatory
 
Wisconsin   A private observatory.
41SE Chicago
 
Illinois   Home of the Chicago Astronomical Society.
42W Caledonia
 
Illinois  
44S White Eagle Observatory
 
Illinois   A private observatory near Naperville.
44SW Kirkland
 
Illinois  
45SW De Kalb
 
Illinois   Home of the Davis Hall Observatory at Northern Illinois University.
46S The Little Red School House
 
Illinois   A site used by the Chicago Astronomical Society. In Willow Springs.
46S Riley Observatory
 
Illinois   An observatory of the Naperville Astronomical Association. Near Naperville.
47NW UW-Whitewater Observatory
 
Wisconsin   Observatory of the University of Wisconsin, at Whitewater. In Whitewater.
47S Moraine Valley Community College Observatory
 
Illinois   observatory of Moraine Valley Community College.
47W Perryville
 
Illinois  
48N Milwaukee
 
Wisconsin   Home of the Milwaukee Astronomical Societyand Wehr Astronomical Society.
48W Astro-Physics
 
Illinois   Observing site of telescope maker Astro-Physics Inc.
49S The Lone Wolf Observatory
 
Illinois   A private observatory near Oak Lawn
49S Lake Katherine Nature Center
 
Illinois   Nature center in Palos Heights. Site of public observing sessions held by the Chicago Astronomical Society.
50W Big Cigar Astronomy
 
Illinois   Club near South Beloit
51N Harken Observatory
 
Wisconsin   Observatory of the Pewaukee Public Library.
52W Rockford
 
Illinois   Home of the Rockford Amateur Astronomers.
53NW Janesville
 
Wisconsin  
53S Lockport
 
Illinois   A town in Will county.
56S Tinley Park
 
Illinois   A town in Cook county.
56SW SWAOG Dark Site
 
Illinois   A site of the South West Astronomy Observers Group in Yorkville.
59S NAA
 
Illinois   A site of the Naperville Astronomical Association. A few miles from Newark, but 25 miles southwest of Naperville.
62N Richfield Observatory
 
Wisconsin   A private observatory near Menomonee Falls.
62N Mequon Rotary Park
 
Wisconsin   Park used by the Northern Cross Science Foundation. In Mequon.
62S Pioneer Observatory
 
Illinois   Observatory of Prarie State College.
62S Prairie State College
 
Illinois   College in Chicago Heights.
63NW Aztalan State Park
 
Wisconsin   State park near Aztalan.
64W Hawkeye Observatory
 
Illinois   A private observatory.
65S Our Prairie Sky
 
Illinois   In Park Forest.
65W Velveeta Valley Observatory
 
Illinois   Aka VVO, a private observatory in Pecatonica.
67N Jackson (WI)
 
Wisconsin   A town in Washington county.
69N TWASC Eggshatch Observatorium
 
Wisconsin   A private observatory of the Hartford Area Astronomy Club, which is part of The Wisconsin Astronomical Society Corporation.
69SW Serena
 
Illinois   A town in La Salle county.
71SE Indiana Dunes State Park
 
Indiana   Site used by the Calumet Astronomical Society
72S Peotone
 
Illinois  
73N Myra
 
Wisconsin   Used by some members of the Northern Cross Science Foundation.
75NW Yanna Research Station
 
Wisconsin   Observatory site of the Madison Astronomical Society. Near Attica.
75SE Michigan City
 
Indiana   A town in La Porte county.
76SE Lemon Lake County Park
 
Indiana   Site used by the Calumet Astronomical Society
79S Prairie Skies Star Party
 
Illinois   Star party held at Camp Shaw-Waw-Nas-See.
79S Mount Jennings Observatory
 
Illinois   A private observatory somewhere around Manteno.
79S Braidwood Dark Sky Site
 
Illinois   Near Gardner.
80N Harrington Beach State Park
 
Wisconsin   A site used by the Northern Cross Science Foundation.
81W Monroe
 
Wisconsin   A town in Green county.
81W Doug Firebaugh Observatory
 
Illinois   A public observatory in Freeport, Illinois, partly funded by the Planetary Studies Foundation.
82E Warren Dunes State Park
 
Michigan   State park new Sawyer.
82NW Suburban Lights Observatory
 
Wisconsin   A private observatory in Marshall.
82SE VU Observatory
 
Indiana   Observatory of Valparaiso University which holds public events.
82W Monroe Optical Observatory
 
Wisconsin   A private observatory somewhere around Monroe.
83NW Madison
 
Wisconsin   Home of the Madison Astronomical Society.
83SE Thomas Conway Observatory
 
Indiana   Observatory of the Calumet Astronomical Society. Near Lowell in Lake county.
85E Benton Harbor
 
Michigan   A atown in Berrien county.
85NW Beaver Dam
 
Wisconsin  
85S Bradley
 
Illinois   Home of the Kankakee Area StarGazers.
85SE Buckeyestargazer Observatory
 
Indiana   A private observatory near Valparaiso.
86SW Starved Rock State Park
 
Illinois   State park. Used by some members of the Astronomical Society at the University of Illinois. Also home of Astrofest, a star party held by the Chicago Astronomical Society.
87N Kettle Moraine North
 
Wisconsin   Northern Unit of Kettle Morain State Forest. Used by members of the Northern Cross Science Foundation.
87S NAA Ransom
 
Illinois   An observing site of the Naperville Astronomical Association. Near Ransom.
88W Meadowlark Ridge Observatory
 
Wisconsin   A private observatory somewhere around near New Glarus.
89NW De Forest
 
Wisconsin  
89SW Green River State Wildlife Area
 
Illinois   Link.
90N Cascade
 
Wisconsin  
90W West Point Observatory
 
Wisconsin   Observatory near Monticello.
91E South Haven Pier
 
Michigan  
92E Oronoko Observatory
 
Michigan   Near Berrien Springs.
92E Kingman Observatory
 
Michigan   Observatory of Andrews University. In Berrien Springs.
92SE New Carlisle
 
Indiana  
92SW Sterling
 
Illinois  
94SW Streator
 
Illinois  
95NW Pine Bluff Observatory
 
Wisconsin   Local research observatory of the University of Wisconsin-Madison. 15 miles from Madison.
96E Vivekananda Monastery
 
Michigan   A site used by the Shoreline Amateur Astronomical Association in Ganges.
96N Plymouth
 
Wisconsin   Home of the Plymouth Stargazers.
97NW Wild Apple Observatory
 
Wisconsin   A private observatory in Dane County.
98E Astro Hut
 
Michigan   A private observatory near Holland.
98S Willow Slough Fish and Wildlife Area
 
Indiana   A wildlife managment area used by the South Side Astronomers.
100N Fond du Lac
 
Wisconsin  
100N Ellwood H. May Environmental Park
 
Wisconsin   Aka Maywood, site of the Sheboygan Astronomical Society's public observing sessions.
102SE Jasper-Pulaski Fish and Wildlife Area
 
Indiana   Centered on an entrace road of the state wildlife area.
103N Land-o-Clouds Observatory
 
Wisconsin   A private observatory near Fond du Lac.
103W Massbach Ridge
 
Illinois  
105E Hemlock Crossings Park
 
Michigan   A park used by the Shoreline Amateur Astronomical Association (SAAA).
105SE Morrison Observatory
 
Indiana   Observatory, of the University of Notre Dame, at the Jordan Hall of Science. In South Bend.
105W Apple River
 
Illinois  
106NE Grand Haven
 
Michigan  
106SW Lake Thunderbird
 
Illinois   A lake near Putnam.
107S Astro Acres
 
Indiana   Future astronomy and telescope farm (or astronomy village). Near the town of Morocco,IN.
107SW Hennepin Canal Parkway State Park
 
Illinois   State park used by some members of the Naperville Astronomical Association.
108NW Portage
 
Wisconsin  
109SW Lone Wolf Observatory
 
Illinois   A private observatory near Varna.
110SE Court's
 
Indiana   A site used by the Michiana Astronomical Society. Near Lakeville.
111NE Muskegon
 
Michigan   A town in Muskegon county.
111SE PHM Planetarium
 
Indiana   Aka Penn-Harris-Madison (PHM) Planetarium, in Mishawaka.
112W Rutenbeck Observatory
 
Iowa   Just west of Clinton.
112W Mineral Point
 
Wisconsin  
112W Dodgeville
 
Wisconsin  
113N Pigeon Lake Observatory
 
Wisconsin   A private observatory.
115NW Oxbow Trail Observatory
 
Wisconsin   A private observatory near Princeton.
116E Allendale
 
Michigan   In Ottawa county. Home of Grand Valley State University.
118E Dr. T. K. Lawless Park
 
Michigan   Park and site of the Michiana Star Party held by the Michiana Astronomical Society. Near Vandalia.
118N Oshkosh
 
Wisconsin  
118NE Little Point Sable
 
Michigan  
118SE Bremen
 
Indiana   A town in Marshall county. Home of BHS Astronomy of Bremen High School.


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