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0 VU Observatory
 
Indiana   Observatory of Valparaiso University which holds public events.
4S Buckeyestargazer Observatory
 
Indiana   A private observatory near Valparaiso.
14N Indiana Dunes State Park
 
Indiana   Site used by the Calumet Astronomical Society
19NE Michigan City
 
Indiana   A town in La Porte county.
20W Lemon Lake County Park
 
Indiana   Site used by the Calumet Astronomical Society
22SW Thomas Conway Observatory
 
Indiana   Observatory of the Calumet Astronomical Society. Near Lowell in Lake county.
23S Jasper-Pulaski Fish and Wildlife Area
 
Indiana   Centered on an entrace road of the state wildlife area.
31W Pioneer Observatory
 
Illinois   Observatory of Prarie State College.
31W Prairie State College
 
Illinois   College in Chicago Heights.
32NE New Carlisle
 
Indiana  
34W Our Prairie Sky
 
Illinois   In Park Forest.
38NE Warren Dunes State Park
 
Michigan   State park new Sawyer.
38NW The Lone Wolf Observatory
 
Illinois   A private observatory near Oak Lawn
39SW Willow Slough Fish and Wildlife Area
 
Indiana   A wildlife managment area used by the South Side Astronomers.
39W Tinley Park
 
Illinois   A town in Cook county.
40W Peotone
 
Illinois  
41NW Chicago
 
Illinois   Home of the Chicago Astronomical Society.
42E Court's
 
Indiana   A site used by the Michiana Astronomical Society. Near Lakeville.
42W Lake Katherine Nature Center
 
Illinois   Nature center in Palos Heights. Site of public observing sessions held by the Chicago Astronomical Society.
44SW Astro Acres
 
Indiana   Future astronomy and telescope farm (or astronomy village). Near the town of Morocco,IN.
45E Morrison Observatory
 
Indiana   Observatory, of the University of Notre Dame, at the Jordan Hall of Science. In South Bend.
45W Moraine Valley Community College Observatory
 
Illinois   observatory of Moraine Valley Community College.
45W Mount Jennings Observatory
 
Illinois   A private observatory somewhere around Manteno.
46E Bremen
 
Indiana   A town in Marshall county. Home of BHS Astronomy of Bremen High School.
46NE Oronoko Observatory
 
Michigan   Near Berrien Springs.
47NW Cricket Hill
 
Illinois   Part of Lincoln Park. At Montrose Harbor.
47W The Little Red School House
 
Illinois   A site used by the Chicago Astronomical Society. In Willow Springs.
48SW Bradley
 
Illinois   Home of the Kankakee Area StarGazers.
49NE Kingman Observatory
 
Michigan   Observatory of Andrews University. In Berrien Springs.
51E Potawatomi Wildlife Park
 
Indiana   A dark-sky preserve. Dark-sky site of the Warsaw Astronomical Society. Near Tippecanoe.
51E PHM Planetarium
 
Indiana   Aka Penn-Harris-Madison (PHM) Planetarium, in Mishawaka.
52W Prairie Skies Star Party
 
Illinois   Star party held at Camp Shaw-Waw-Nas-See.
53E Birch Rd. Observatory
 
Indiana   A private observatory.
53W Lockport
 
Illinois   A town in Will county.
54NE Benton Harbor
 
Michigan   A atown in Berrien county.
55NW Morton Grove
 
Illinois   Forcast also covers Glenview, Wilmette, Evanston, Stokie, Park Ridge, Niles, and Des Plaines.
58NW Lombard
 
Illinois   Forecast also covers Glendale Hieghts, Elmhurst, Villa Park, Addison, and Glen Ellyn.
60SE Logansport
 
Indiana  
60W Riley Observatory
 
Illinois   An observatory of the Naperville Astronomical Association. Near Naperville.
62NW SWAOG Light Site
 
Illinois   A public observing site of the South West Astronomy Observers Group. In Wheaton.
64W White Eagle Observatory
 
Illinois   A private observatory near Naperville.
64W Braidwood Dark Sky Site
 
Illinois   Near Gardner.
67NW Lincolnshire
 
Illinois   Also covers Deerfield which is home of the Skokie Valley Astronomers .
68NE Dr. T. K. Lawless Park
 
Michigan   Park and site of the Michiana Star Party held by the Michiana Astronomical Society. Near Vandalia.
68NW Northwest Suburban Astronomers
 
Illinois   The NSA is active in the area of Palatine/Hoffman Estates.
69E Camp Crosley/WAS Observatory
 
Indiana   A observatory of the Warsaw Astronomical Society(WAS). Located at Camp Crosley.
70W TASS H (Droege) Observatory
 
Illinois   An observatory of the Amateur Sky Survey project. Near Batavia.
72S Purdue University
 
Indiana   University in West Lafayette. Home of the Cumberland Observatory.
74NE Yarger Observatory
 
Michigan   Observatory and site of Astrocamp at YMCA Camp Eberhart in Three Rivers.
74NW Lake Zurich
 
Illinois  
74NW Barrington Hills
 
Illinois   A town in Cook county. Site of International Year of Astronomy events.
74SE Morris Observatory
 
Indiana   Observatory of Manchester College. In North Manchester.
74W Peck Farm Park
 
Illinois   Public viewing site for the Fox Valley Astronomical Society. In Geneva.
74W NAA
 
Illinois   A site of the Naperville Astronomical Association. A few miles from Newark, but 25 miles southwest of Naperville.
75NW U-46 Planetarium
 
Illinois   Elgin School District Planetarium in Elgin.
75NW OneDarkSky.com Observation Site #1
 
Illinois   A clearing off of Cobblers Crossing, in Elgin. Site of public star parties held by OneDarkSky.com.
75NW 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.
76NE South Haven Pier
 
Michigan  
76SE Burlington
 
Indiana  
77E Shipshewana
 
Indiana  
79E Stillwaters Observatory
 
Indiana   A private observatory near Columbia City.
79W SWAOG Dark Site
 
Illinois   A site of the South West Astronomy Observers Group in Yorkville.
81NW Lily Lake Observatory
 
Illinois   A private observatory near the town of Lilly Lake.
81SE ARGUS Dark Sky Site
 
Indiana   A site of the Wabash County Astronomical Society(WCAS).
81W NAA Ransom
 
Illinois   An observing site of the Naperville Astronomical Association. Near Ransom.
82NW Smith Observing Site
 
Illinois   Near Round Lake Beach and about 15 miles west of Waukegan.
82S Prairie Grass Observatory
 
Indiana   An observatory located in Camp Cullom near Mullberry. Also home of the Indiana Family Star Party.
82SE IU Kokomo Observatory
 
Indiana   Observatory of Indiana University Kokomo. Also used by some members of the Kokomo Astronomy Club.
85NE Astro Hut
 
Michigan   A private observatory near Holland.
85NW Crystal Lake
 
Illinois  
87NW Kenosha
 
Wisconsin   Home of the Kenosha Astronomy Club.
88NE Vivekananda Monastery
 
Michigan   A site used by the Shoreline Amateur Astronomical Association in Ganges.
88W Serena
 
Illinois   A town in La Salle county.
89SW Middle Fork River Forest Preserve
 
Illinois   Forest reserve near Penfield
90SE Huntington
 
Indiana  
91E Damer Observing Site
 
Indiana   A private observing site Lagrange county.
91NE Portage (MI)
 
Michigan  
94NE Kalamazoo
 
Michigan   Home of the Kalamazoo Astronomical Society and Owl Observatory.
94NW Woodstock
 
Illinois  
94W De Kalb
 
Illinois   Home of the Davis Hall Observatory at Northern Illinois University.
95NW Racine
 
Wisconsin   Home of the Racine Astronomical Society.
95SE Marion
 
Indiana  
96NE Sycamore Stars Observatory
 
Michigan   A privately owned observatory dedicated to public remote use. Near Otsego.
96NW Claustonberry Observatory
 
Illinois   A private observatory near Marengo.
96W Streator
 
Illinois  
97NW Marengo
 
Illinois  
98NW Eagle Observatory
 
Wisconsin   A private observatory near Eagle.
98S Danville
 
Illinois   A town in Vermilion county.
100NW Richard Bong State Recreation Area
 
Wisconsin   Recreation Area near Burlington. Used by some members of the Racine Astronomical Society.
101NW Modine Benstead Observatory
 
Wisconsin   Observatory of the Racine Astronomical Society.
102E Fort Wayne
 
Indiana   Home of the Fort Wayne Astronomical Society.
102W 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.
103E Auburn
 
Indiana   Home of Starkey Observatory.
103NW Kirkland
 
Illinois  
106S Shades State Park
 
Indiana   site of star parties held by the Wabash Valley Astronomical Society
107NE Union City
 
Michigan  
109NW Yerkes Observatory
 
Wisconsin   Observatory in Williams Bay.
109NW Franklin
 
Wisconsin   In Milwaukee county. Near a BYA affiliate starparty site.
110NE Hemlock Crossings Park
 
Michigan   A park used by the Shoreline Amateur Astronomical Association (SAAA).
113NE Battle Creek
 
Michigan   A town in Calhoun county.
113NW Perryville
 
Illinois  
113SE Carmel
 
Indiana  
114NW Caledonia
 
Illinois  
114S McCloud Nature Park
 
Indiana   A park and site of public observing held by the Indiana Astronomical Society.
117SE Fishers
 
Indiana  
117W Lone Wolf Observatory
 
Illinois   A private observatory near Varna.
118N Milwaukee
 
Wisconsin   Home of the Milwaukee Astronomical Societyand Wehr Astronomical Society.
118N Grand Haven
 
Michigan  
118NE Allendale
 
Michigan   In Ottawa county. Home of Grand Valley State University.
118SE Anderson University Observatory
 
Indiana   Observatory of Anderson University.
118SW Champaign/Urbana Astronomical Society Observatory
 
Illinois   An observatory of the CUAS.
119NE Hawk's Hollow Observatory
 
Michigan   A private obsrevatory in Jenison.
119NW Texas Yard Canon Observatory
 
Wisconsin   A private observatory.
120NW Rockford
 
Illinois   Home of the Rockford Amateur Astronomers.


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