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0 Sterling
 
Illinois  
14SE Green River State Wildlife Area
 
Illinois   Link.
25W Rutenbeck Observatory
 
Iowa   Just west of Clinton.
29S Hennepin Canal Parkway State Park
 
Illinois   State park used by some members of the Naperville Astronomical Association.
35N Doug Firebaugh Observatory
 
Illinois   A public observatory in Freeport, Illinois, partly funded by the Planetary Studies Foundation.
35W Sunny Knoll Observatory
 
Illinois   A private observatory in Port Byron.
40NW Massbach Ridge
 
Illinois  
42S Lake Thunderbird
 
Illinois   A lake near Putnam.
43NE Velveeta Valley Observatory
 
Illinois   Aka VVO, a private observatory in Pecatonica.
44SW PACMO
 
Illinois   An observing site of the Popular Astronomy Club.
45NE Rockford
 
Illinois   Home of the Rockford Amateur Astronomers.
47NE Perryville
 
Illinois  
48NE Kirkland
 
Illinois  
49NE Hawkeye Observatory
 
Illinois   A private observatory.
49SE 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.
50E De Kalb
 
Illinois   Home of the Davis Hall Observatory at Northern Illinois University.
53NW Apple River
 
Illinois  
54E Serena
 
Illinois   A town in La Salle county.
54N Monroe Optical Observatory
 
Wisconsin   A private observatory somewhere around Monroe.
54NE Astro-Physics
 
Illinois   Observing site of telescope maker Astro-Physics Inc.
56N Monroe
 
Wisconsin   A town in Green county.
56W Dixon
 
Iowa   Close to Menke and Jens-Wendt Observatories
57NE Caledonia
 
Illinois  
57NW Galena
 
Illinois  
57SE Lone Wolf Observatory
 
Illinois   A private observatory near Varna.
59NE Big Cigar Astronomy
 
Illinois   Club near South Beloit
61E SWAOG Dark Site
 
Illinois   A site of the South West Astronomy Observers Group in Yorkville.
62NE Claustonberry Observatory
 
Illinois   A private observatory near Marengo.
64E Lily Lake Observatory
 
Illinois   A private observatory near the town of Lilly Lake.
64NE Marengo
 
Illinois  
64NW Benton
 
Wisconsin  
64SE Streator
 
Illinois  
64SW Viking Observatory
 
Illinois   A private observatory Near Galesburg.
66E NAA
 
Illinois   A site of the Naperville Astronomical Association. A few miles from Newark, but 25 miles southwest of Naperville.
66N West Point Observatory
 
Wisconsin   Observatory near Monticello.
66S The Decker-Grebner-Van Zandt Observatory
 
Illinois   Observatory maintained by the Peoria Astronomical Society. In Jubliee College State Park.
68SW Knox College Observatory
 
Illinois   Observatory at Knox College.
69E Peck Farm Park
 
Illinois   Public viewing site for the Fox Valley Astronomical Society. In Geneva.
69E 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.
69N Meadowlark Ridge Observatory
 
Wisconsin   A private observatory somewhere around near New Glarus.
70N Yanna Research Station
 
Wisconsin   Observatory site of the Madison Astronomical Society. Near Attica.
70NW Dubuque
 
Iowa  
71E TASS H (Droege) Observatory
 
Illinois   An observatory of the Amateur Sky Survey project. Near Batavia.
71NE Janesville
 
Wisconsin  
72SW The Stellar Shed
 
Illinois   A private observatory near Aledo.
74NE Woodstock
 
Illinois  
74SE NAA Ransom
 
Illinois   An observing site of the Naperville Astronomical Association. Near Ransom.
74W Muscatine
 
Iowa  
75E U-46 Planetarium
 
Illinois   Elgin School District Planetarium in Elgin.
76NW Big M Observatory
 
Wisconsin   A private observatory near Platteville.
76S Peoria
 
Illinois   Home of the Peoria Astronomical Society and the NorthMoor Observatory.
77E White Eagle Observatory
 
Illinois   A private observatory near Naperville.
77E OneDarkSky.com Observation Site #1
 
Illinois   A clearing off of Cobblers Crossing, in Elgin. Site of public star parties held by OneDarkSky.com.
77NE Crystal Lake
 
Illinois  
78N Mineral Point
 
Wisconsin  
78SW Adolphson Observatory
 
Illinois   Observatory of Monmouth College in Monmouth.
79E Riley Observatory
 
Illinois   An observatory of the Naperville Astronomical Association. Near Naperville.
79N Wild Apple Observatory
 
Wisconsin   A private observatory in Dane County.
79NE Yerkes Observatory
 
Wisconsin   Observatory in Williams Bay.
79NW Grant River Recreation Area
 
Wisconsin   A recreation area near Potosi.
81E SWAOG Light Site
 
Illinois   A public observing site of the South West Astronomy Observers Group. In Wheaton.
83E Barrington Hills
 
Illinois   A town in Cook county. Site of International Year of Astronomy events.
84N Dodgeville
 
Wisconsin  
85SE Braidwood Dark Sky Site
 
Illinois   Near Gardner.
86E Lockport
 
Illinois   A town in Will county.
87E Lake Zurich
 
Illinois  
87E Lombard
 
Illinois   Forecast also covers Glendale Hieghts, Elmhurst, Villa Park, Addison, and Glen Ellyn.
87NE UW-Whitewater Observatory
 
Wisconsin   Observatory of the University of Wisconsin, at Whitewater. In Whitewater.
88E Northwest Suburban Astronomers
 
Illinois   The NSA is active in the area of Palatine/Hoffman Estates.
89N Pine Bluff Observatory
 
Wisconsin   Local research observatory of the University of Wisconsin-Madison. 15 miles from Madison.
89NE Eagle Observatory
 
Wisconsin   A private observatory near Eagle.
90N Madison
 
Wisconsin   Home of the Madison Astronomical Society.
92NE Smith Observing Site
 
Illinois   Near Round Lake Beach and about 15 miles west of Waukegan.
93W Palisades-Dows Observatory
 
Iowa   An observatory of the Cedar Amateur Astronomers. Between Cedar Rapids and Iowa City.
94E The Little Red School House
 
Illinois   A site used by the Chicago Astronomical Society. In Willow Springs.
95W Iowa City
 
Iowa  
96E Moraine Valley Community College Observatory
 
Illinois   observatory of Moraine Valley Community College.
96E Lincolnshire
 
Illinois   Also covers Deerfield which is home of the Skokie Valley Astronomers .
96SW John H. Witte Observatory
 
Iowa   Observatory of the Southeast Iowa Astronomy Club.
97N Suburban Lights Observatory
 
Wisconsin   A private observatory in Marshall.
97S Bloomington
 
Illinois   A town in McLean county.
97SE Prairie Skies Star Party
 
Illinois   Star party held at Camp Shaw-Waw-Nas-See.
98E Lake Katherine Nature Center
 
Illinois   Nature center in Palos Heights. Site of public observing sessions held by the Chicago Astronomical Society.
98NE Richard Bong State Recreation Area
 
Wisconsin   Recreation Area near Burlington. Used by some members of the Racine Astronomical Society.
98NE Aztalan State Park
 
Wisconsin   State park near Aztalan.
100E Tinley Park
 
Illinois   A town in Cook county.
100E Morton Grove
 
Illinois   Forcast also covers Glenview, Wilmette, Evanston, Stokie, Park Ridge, Niles, and Des Plaines.
100W Riverside
 
Iowa  
102N De Forest
 
Wisconsin  
103E The Lone Wolf Observatory
 
Illinois   A private observatory near Oak Lawn
103E Mount Jennings Observatory
 
Illinois   A private observatory somewhere around Manteno.
103W Owl Ridge Observatory
 
Iowa   A few miles from Cedar Rapids.
104E Peotone
 
Illinois  
104NE Texas Yard Canon Observatory
 
Wisconsin   A private observatory.
104S Sugar Grove Observatory
 
Illinois   An observatory of the Twin City Amateur Astronomers. In the Sugar Grove Nature Center.
104W Iowa SkyNet Observatory
 
Iowa   A private observatory near Washington, IA.
104W Hilltop Homeschool Observatory
 
Iowa   A private observatory of a member of the Cedar Amateur Astronomers. Near Cedar Rapids.
105E Our Prairie Sky
 
Illinois   In Park Forest.
105E Chicago
 
Illinois   Home of the Chicago Astronomical Society.
105SE Bradley
 
Illinois   Home of the Kankakee Area StarGazers.
105SW Macomb
 
Illinois  
106E Cricket Hill
 
Illinois   Part of Lincoln Park. At Montrose Harbor.
107NE Modine Benstead Observatory
 
Wisconsin   Observatory of the Racine Astronomical Society.
108E Prairie State College
 
Illinois   College in Chicago Heights.
108E Pioneer Observatory
 
Illinois   Observatory of Prarie State College.
109NW Wyalusing
 
Wisconsin   Home of the Starsplitters of Wyalusing.
109SW Wever
 
Iowa  
111NE Kenosha
 
Wisconsin   Home of the Kenosha Astronomy Club.
112N Richland Center
 
Wisconsin  
115NE Harken Observatory
 
Wisconsin   Observatory of the Pewaukee Public Library.
116NE Franklin
 
Wisconsin   In Milwaukee county. Near a BYA affiliate starparty site.
117NE Racine
 
Wisconsin   Home of the Racine Astronomical Society.
118S Stardust Observatory
 
Illinois   A private observatory.
120W Williamsburg
 
Iowa  
120W Bearbower Sand Prairie Area
 
Iowa   A Buchanan county park.


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