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0 Prairie Skies Star Party
 
Illinois   Star party held at Camp Shaw-Waw-Nas-See.
9SE Bradley
 
Illinois   Home of the Kankakee Area StarGazers.
13NE Peotone
 
Illinois  
13W Braidwood Dark Sky Site
 
Illinois   Near Gardner.
< 15 Mount Jennings Observatory
 
Illinois   A private observatory somewhere around Manteno.
23NE Our Prairie Sky
 
Illinois   In Park Forest.
26N Lockport
 
Illinois   A town in Will county.
27NE Tinley Park
 
Illinois   A town in Cook county.
28NE Pioneer Observatory
 
Illinois   Observatory of Prarie State College.
28NE Prairie State College
 
Illinois   College in Chicago Heights.
29W NAA Ransom
 
Illinois   An observing site of the Naperville Astronomical Association. Near Ransom.
30SE Willow Slough Fish and Wildlife Area
 
Indiana   A wildlife managment area used by the South Side Astronomers.
32E Lemon Lake County Park
 
Indiana   Site used by the Calumet Astronomical Society
32E Thomas Conway Observatory
 
Indiana   Observatory of the Calumet Astronomical Society. Near Lowell in Lake county.
33N Lake Katherine Nature Center
 
Illinois   Nature center in Palos Heights. Site of public observing sessions held by the Chicago Astronomical Society.
34N Moraine Valley Community College Observatory
 
Illinois   observatory of Moraine Valley Community College.
34N Riley Observatory
 
Illinois   An observatory of the Naperville Astronomical Association. Near Naperville.
34N The Little Red School House
 
Illinois   A site used by the Chicago Astronomical Society. In Willow Springs.
34NW NAA
 
Illinois   A site of the Naperville Astronomical Association. A few miles from Newark, but 25 miles southwest of Naperville.
36NE The Lone Wolf Observatory
 
Illinois   A private observatory near Oak Lawn
37N White Eagle Observatory
 
Illinois   A private observatory near Naperville.
38SE Astro Acres
 
Indiana   Future astronomy and telescope farm (or astronomy village). Near the town of Morocco,IN.
40NW SWAOG Dark Site
 
Illinois   A site of the South West Astronomy Observers Group in Yorkville.
42NW Serena
 
Illinois   A town in La Salle county.
44W Streator
 
Illinois  
45N SWAOG Light Site
 
Illinois   A public observing site of the South West Astronomy Observers Group. In Wheaton.
45N TASS H (Droege) Observatory
 
Illinois   An observatory of the Amateur Sky Survey project. Near Batavia.
46N Lombard
 
Illinois   Forecast also covers Glendale Hieghts, Elmhurst, Villa Park, Addison, and Glen Ellyn.
47N Chicago
 
Illinois   Home of the Chicago Astronomical Society.
47NW Peck Farm Park
 
Illinois   Public viewing site for the Fox Valley Astronomical Society. In Geneva.
51E Buckeyestargazer Observatory
 
Indiana   A private observatory near Valparaiso.
51N 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.
52E VU Observatory
 
Indiana   Observatory of Valparaiso University which holds public events.
52W 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.
54E Jasper-Pulaski Fish and Wildlife Area
 
Indiana   Centered on an entrace road of the state wildlife area.
55N Cricket Hill
 
Illinois   Part of Lincoln Park. At Montrose Harbor.
56NW Lily Lake Observatory
 
Illinois   A private observatory near the town of Lilly Lake.
57NE Indiana Dunes State Park
 
Indiana   Site used by the Calumet Astronomical Society
58N Morton Grove
 
Illinois   Forcast also covers Glenview, Wilmette, Evanston, Stokie, Park Ridge, Niles, and Des Plaines.
58N U-46 Planetarium
 
Illinois   Elgin School District Planetarium in Elgin.
58S Middle Fork River Forest Preserve
 
Illinois   Forest reserve near Penfield
59N OneDarkSky.com Observation Site #1
 
Illinois   A clearing off of Cobblers Crossing, in Elgin. Site of public star parties held by OneDarkSky.com.
62N Northwest Suburban Astronomers
 
Illinois   The NSA is active in the area of Palatine/Hoffman Estates.
63NW De Kalb
 
Illinois   Home of the Davis Hall Observatory at Northern Illinois University.
65N Barrington Hills
 
Illinois   A town in Cook county. Site of International Year of Astronomy events.
65W Lone Wolf Observatory
 
Illinois   A private observatory near Varna.
66NE Michigan City
 
Indiana   A town in La Porte county.
67N Lincolnshire
 
Illinois   Also covers Deerfield which is home of the Skokie Valley Astronomers .
68N Lake Zurich
 
Illinois  
73N Crystal Lake
 
Illinois  
73SW Bloomington
 
Illinois   A town in McLean county.
75NW Claustonberry Observatory
 
Illinois   A private observatory near Marengo.
75NW Kirkland
 
Illinois  
76W Lake Thunderbird
 
Illinois   A lake near Putnam.
78NW Marengo
 
Illinois  
78S Danville
 
Illinois   A town in Vermilion county.
78SE Purdue University
 
Indiana   University in West Lafayette. Home of the Cumberland Observatory.
79N Smith Observing Site
 
Illinois   Near Round Lake Beach and about 15 miles west of Waukegan.
79N Woodstock
 
Illinois  
83S Champaign/Urbana Astronomical Society Observatory
 
Illinois   An observatory of the CUAS.
84NE New Carlisle
 
Indiana  
84W Green River State Wildlife Area
 
Illinois   Link.
85SW Sugar Grove Observatory
 
Illinois   An observatory of the Twin City Amateur Astronomers. In the Sugar Grove Nature Center.
86NE Warren Dunes State Park
 
Michigan   State park new Sawyer.
86NW Perryville
 
Illinois  
89W Hennepin Canal Parkway State Park
 
Illinois   State park used by some members of the Naperville Astronomical Association.
91E Logansport
 
Indiana  
91SW Peoria
 
Illinois   Home of the Peoria Astronomical Society and the NorthMoor Observatory.
92N Eagle Observatory
 
Wisconsin   A private observatory near Eagle.
92NW Caledonia
 
Illinois  
92NW Rockford
 
Illinois   Home of the Rockford Amateur Astronomers.
92SW Decatur Area Astronomy Club
 
Illinois   An observing site of the Decatur Area Astronomy Club at Friends Creek County Park. 20 miles NE of Decatur.
94E Court's
 
Indiana   A site used by the Michiana Astronomical Society. Near Lakeville.
95N Kenosha
 
Wisconsin   Home of the Kenosha Astronomy Club.
95SE Prairie Grass Observatory
 
Indiana   An observatory located in Camp Cullom near Mullberry. Also home of the Indiana Family Star Party.
96NE Oronoko Observatory
 
Michigan   Near Berrien Springs.
96NW Astro-Physics
 
Illinois   Observing site of telescope maker Astro-Physics Inc.
97E Bremen
 
Indiana   A town in Marshall county. Home of BHS Astronomy of Bremen High School.
97E Morrison Observatory
 
Indiana   Observatory, of the University of Notre Dame, at the Jordan Hall of Science. In South Bend.
97NW Sterling
 
Illinois  
98E Potawatomi Wildlife Park
 
Indiana   A dark-sky preserve. Dark-sky site of the Warsaw Astronomical Society. Near Tippecanoe.
98N Richard Bong State Recreation Area
 
Wisconsin   Recreation Area near Burlington. Used by some members of the Racine Astronomical Society.
98N Yerkes Observatory
 
Wisconsin   Observatory in Williams Bay.
98SE Burlington
 
Indiana  
99E Birch Rd. Observatory
 
Indiana   A private observatory.
99NE Kingman Observatory
 
Michigan   Observatory of Andrews University. In Berrien Springs.
99W The Decker-Grebner-Van Zandt Observatory
 
Illinois   Observatory maintained by the Peoria Astronomical Society. In Jubliee College State Park.
101NE Benton Harbor
 
Michigan   A atown in Berrien county.
101SE Shades State Park
 
Indiana   site of star parties held by the Wabash Valley Astronomical Society
103E PHM Planetarium
 
Indiana   Aka Penn-Harris-Madison (PHM) Planetarium, in Mishawaka.
103NW Big Cigar Astronomy
 
Illinois   Club near South Beloit
104N Modine Benstead Observatory
 
Wisconsin   Observatory of the Racine Astronomical Society.
105N Racine
 
Wisconsin   Home of the Racine Astronomical Society.
105NW Velveeta Valley Observatory
 
Illinois   Aka VVO, a private observatory in Pecatonica.
105S Walnut Point State Park
 
Illinois   State park. Used by some members of the Astronomical Society at the University of Illinois and the Champaign Urbana Astronomical Society
108SW Decatur(IL)
 
Illinois   Home of Requarth Observatory of Millikin University. Requarth Observatory is host of public observing nights.
109NW Hawkeye Observatory
 
Illinois   A private observatory.
110SE IU Kokomo Observatory
 
Indiana   Observatory of Indiana University Kokomo. Also used by some members of the Kokomo Astronomy Club.
114NW Doug Firebaugh Observatory
 
Illinois   A public observatory in Freeport, Illinois, partly funded by the Planetary Studies Foundation.
114NW Janesville
 
Wisconsin  
115N Franklin
 
Wisconsin   In Milwaukee county. Near a BYA affiliate starparty site.
116E ARGUS Dark Sky Site
 
Indiana   A site of the Wabash County Astronomical Society(WCAS).
118E Camp Crosley/WAS Observatory
 
Indiana   A observatory of the Warsaw Astronomical Society(WAS). Located at Camp Crosley.
118E Morris Observatory
 
Indiana   Observatory of Manchester College. In North Manchester.
118N Texas Yard Canon Observatory
 
Wisconsin   A private observatory.
118N UW-Whitewater Observatory
 
Wisconsin   Observatory of the University of Wisconsin, at Whitewater. In Whitewater.
118S Sullivan Observatory
 
Illinois   A private observatory in Sullivan.
118SE McCloud Nature Park
 
Indiana   A park and site of public observing held by the Indiana Astronomical Society.
119SW Stardust Observatory
 
Illinois   A private observatory.
120NE South Haven Pier
 
Michigan  
120S Charleston
 
Illinois  


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