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0 SWAOG Dark Site
 
Illinois   A site of the South West Astronomy Observers Group in Yorkville.
7SE NAA
 
Illinois   A site of the Naperville Astronomical Association. A few miles from Newark, but 25 miles southwest of Naperville.
14SW Serena
 
Illinois   A town in La Salle county.
17NE Peck Farm Park
 
Illinois   Public viewing site for the Fox Valley Astronomical Society. In Geneva.
18NE TASS H (Droege) Observatory
 
Illinois   An observatory of the Amateur Sky Survey project. Near Batavia.
18NE White Eagle Observatory
 
Illinois   A private observatory near Naperville.
20E Riley Observatory
 
Illinois   An observatory of the Naperville Astronomical Association. Near Naperville.
21NE 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.
22N Lily Lake Observatory
 
Illinois   A private observatory near the town of Lilly Lake.
23NW De Kalb
 
Illinois   Home of the Davis Hall Observatory at Northern Illinois University.
25E Lockport
 
Illinois   A town in Will county.
27NE SWAOG Light Site
 
Illinois   A public observing site of the South West Astronomy Observers Group. In Wheaton.
31NE U-46 Planetarium
 
Illinois   Elgin School District Planetarium in Elgin.
32NE Lombard
 
Illinois   Forecast also covers Glendale Hieghts, Elmhurst, Villa Park, Addison, and Glen Ellyn.
32SW 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.
33NE OneDarkSky.com Observation Site #1
 
Illinois   A clearing off of Cobblers Crossing, in Elgin. Site of public star parties held by OneDarkSky.com.
33S NAA Ransom
 
Illinois   An observing site of the Naperville Astronomical Association. Near Ransom.
33SE Braidwood Dark Sky Site
 
Illinois   Near Gardner.
35E The Little Red School House
 
Illinois   A site used by the Chicago Astronomical Society. In Willow Springs.
36E Moraine Valley Community College Observatory
 
Illinois   observatory of Moraine Valley Community College.
36NW Kirkland
 
Illinois  
38E Lake Katherine Nature Center
 
Illinois   Nature center in Palos Heights. Site of public observing sessions held by the Chicago Astronomical Society.
38SW Streator
 
Illinois  
39E Tinley Park
 
Illinois   A town in Cook county.
40N Claustonberry Observatory
 
Illinois   A private observatory near Marengo.
40SE Prairie Skies Star Party
 
Illinois   Star party held at Camp Shaw-Waw-Nas-See.
41NE Barrington Hills
 
Illinois   A town in Cook county. Site of International Year of Astronomy events.
42NE Northwest Suburban Astronomers
 
Illinois   The NSA is active in the area of Palatine/Hoffman Estates.
43E The Lone Wolf Observatory
 
Illinois   A private observatory near Oak Lawn
43N Marengo
 
Illinois  
44N Crystal Lake
 
Illinois  
44SE Peotone
 
Illinois  
45E Our Prairie Sky
 
Illinois   In Park Forest.
45NE Lake Zurich
 
Illinois  
45SE Mount Jennings Observatory
 
Illinois   A private observatory somewhere around Manteno.
47E Pioneer Observatory
 
Illinois   Observatory of Prarie State College.
47E Prairie State College
 
Illinois   College in Chicago Heights.
47NW Perryville
 
Illinois  
48E Chicago
 
Illinois   Home of the Chicago Astronomical Society.
48N Woodstock
 
Illinois  
48NE Morton Grove
 
Illinois   Forcast also covers Glenview, Wilmette, Evanston, Stokie, Park Ridge, Niles, and Des Plaines.
49SE Bradley
 
Illinois   Home of the Kankakee Area StarGazers.
50W Green River State Wildlife Area
 
Illinois   Link.
51NE Lincolnshire
 
Illinois   Also covers Deerfield which is home of the Skokie Valley Astronomers .
52NE Cricket Hill
 
Illinois   Part of Lincoln Park. At Montrose Harbor.
53NW Rockford
 
Illinois   Home of the Rockford Amateur Astronomers.
54N Caledonia
 
Illinois  
54SW Lone Wolf Observatory
 
Illinois   A private observatory near Varna.
55SW Lake Thunderbird
 
Illinois   A lake near Putnam.
56NE Smith Observing Site
 
Illinois   Near Round Lake Beach and about 15 miles west of Waukegan.
58NW Astro-Physics
 
Illinois   Observing site of telescope maker Astro-Physics Inc.
61E Lemon Lake County Park
 
Indiana   Site used by the Calumet Astronomical Society
61W Sterling
 
Illinois  
62W Hennepin Canal Parkway State Park
 
Illinois   State park used by some members of the Naperville Astronomical Association.
64N Eagle Observatory
 
Wisconsin   A private observatory near Eagle.
65E Thomas Conway Observatory
 
Indiana   Observatory of the Calumet Astronomical Society. Near Lowell in Lake county.
65N Yerkes Observatory
 
Wisconsin   Observatory in Williams Bay.
65NW Big Cigar Astronomy
 
Illinois   Club near South Beloit
65NW Velveeta Valley Observatory
 
Illinois   Aka VVO, a private observatory in Pecatonica.
69NW Hawkeye Observatory
 
Illinois   A private observatory.
69SE Willow Slough Fish and Wildlife Area
 
Indiana   A wildlife managment area used by the South Side Astronomers.
72N Richard Bong State Recreation Area
 
Wisconsin   Recreation Area near Burlington. Used by some members of the Racine Astronomical Society.
74NW Doug Firebaugh Observatory
 
Illinois   A public observatory in Freeport, Illinois, partly funded by the Planetary Studies Foundation.
76E Indiana Dunes State Park
 
Indiana   Site used by the Calumet Astronomical Society
76NE Kenosha
 
Wisconsin   Home of the Kenosha Astronomy Club.
77N Janesville
 
Wisconsin  
78SE Astro Acres
 
Indiana   Future astronomy and telescope farm (or astronomy village). Near the town of Morocco,IN.
79E VU Observatory
 
Indiana   Observatory of Valparaiso University which holds public events.
80E Buckeyestargazer Observatory
 
Indiana   A private observatory near Valparaiso.
80N Modine Benstead Observatory
 
Wisconsin   Observatory of the Racine Astronomical Society.
83S Bloomington
 
Illinois   A town in McLean county.
84N UW-Whitewater Observatory
 
Wisconsin   Observatory of the University of Wisconsin, at Whitewater. In Whitewater.
85E Michigan City
 
Indiana   A town in La Porte county.
85NE Racine
 
Wisconsin   Home of the Racine Astronomical Society.
85SW Peoria
 
Illinois   Home of the Peoria Astronomical Society and the NorthMoor Observatory.
85W Rutenbeck Observatory
 
Iowa   Just west of Clinton.
86SW The Decker-Grebner-Van Zandt Observatory
 
Illinois   Observatory maintained by the Peoria Astronomical Society. In Jubliee College State Park.
87NW Monroe Optical Observatory
 
Wisconsin   A private observatory somewhere around Monroe.
88NW Monroe
 
Wisconsin   A town in Green county.
89E Jasper-Pulaski Fish and Wildlife Area
 
Indiana   Centered on an entrace road of the state wildlife area.
89N Texas Yard Canon Observatory
 
Wisconsin   A private observatory.
91N Franklin
 
Wisconsin   In Milwaukee county. Near a BYA affiliate starparty site.
91S Middle Fork River Forest Preserve
 
Illinois   Forest reserve near Penfield
92NW Massbach Ridge
 
Illinois  
93NW Yanna Research Station
 
Wisconsin   Observatory site of the Madison Astronomical Society. Near Attica.
93W Sunny Knoll Observatory
 
Illinois   A private observatory in Port Byron.
94S Sugar Grove Observatory
 
Illinois   An observatory of the Twin City Amateur Astronomers. In the Sugar Grove Nature Center.
96W PACMO
 
Illinois   An observing site of the Popular Astronomy Club.
99NW Meadowlark Ridge Observatory
 
Wisconsin   A private observatory somewhere around near New Glarus.
99NW West Point Observatory
 
Wisconsin   Observatory near Monticello.
101N Aztalan State Park
 
Wisconsin   State park near Aztalan.
101N Harken Observatory
 
Wisconsin   Observatory of the Pewaukee Public Library.
101NW Apple River
 
Illinois  
102E Warren Dunes State Park
 
Michigan   State park new Sawyer.
103N Milwaukee
 
Wisconsin   Home of the Milwaukee Astronomical Societyand Wehr Astronomical Society.
105E New Carlisle
 
Indiana  
106SW Knox College Observatory
 
Illinois   Observatory at Knox College.
107W Viking Observatory
 
Illinois   A private observatory Near Galesburg.
109NW Madison
 
Wisconsin   Home of the Madison Astronomical Society.
111NW Galena
 
Illinois  
111NW Wild Apple Observatory
 
Wisconsin   A private observatory in Dane County.
111S Champaign/Urbana Astronomical Society Observatory
 
Illinois   An observatory of the CUAS.
111S Decatur Area Astronomy Club
 
Illinois   An observing site of the Decatur Area Astronomy Club at Friends Creek County Park. 20 miles NE of Decatur.
112N Richfield Observatory
 
Wisconsin   A private observatory near Menomonee Falls.
112N Suburban Lights Observatory
 
Wisconsin   A private observatory in Marshall.
113E Benton Harbor
 
Michigan   A atown in Berrien county.
113E Oronoko Observatory
 
Michigan   Near Berrien Springs.
114E Kingman Observatory
 
Michigan   Observatory of Andrews University. In Berrien Springs.
114SE Danville
 
Illinois   A town in Vermilion county.
116N Mequon Rotary Park
 
Wisconsin   Park used by the Northern Cross Science Foundation. In Mequon.
116NW Pine Bluff Observatory
 
Wisconsin   Local research observatory of the University of Wisconsin-Madison. 15 miles from Madison.
116W Dixon
 
Iowa   Close to Menke and Jens-Wendt Observatories
118N TWASC Eggshatch Observatorium
 
Wisconsin   A private observatory of the Hartford Area Astronomy Club, which is part of The Wisconsin Astronomical Society Corporation.
118SE Purdue University
 
Indiana   University in West Lafayette. Home of the Cumberland Observatory.
119E Morrison Observatory
 
Indiana   Observatory, of the University of Notre Dame, at the Jordan Hall of Science. In South Bend.
119N De Forest
 
Wisconsin  
119N Jackson (WI)
 
Wisconsin   A town in Washington county.
120E Court's
 
Indiana   A site used by the Michiana Astronomical Society. Near Lakeville.
120NW Mineral Point
 
Wisconsin  
120SW Adolphson Observatory
 
Illinois   Observatory of Monmouth College in Monmouth.


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