Clear Sky Chart

Charts within 180mi of SWAOG Light Site

astronomy telescope weather forecast eyepiece optics camera realestate

Or show these results: on a map

Distance
Mi
Bear
-ing
S
p
o
n
s
o
r
e
d?
ChartPreviewLight
Pollution
Prov/StateComments/Links
0 SWAOG Light Site
 
Illinois   A public observing site of the South West Astronomy Observers Group. In Wheaton.
6E Lombard
 
Illinois   Forecast also covers Glendale Hieghts, Elmhurst, Villa Park, Addison, and Glen Ellyn.
10SW White Eagle Observatory
 
Illinois   A private observatory near Naperville.
10W TASS H (Droege) Observatory
 
Illinois   An observatory of the Amateur Sky Survey project. Near Batavia.
12S NAA Observatory
 
Illinois   An observatory of the Naperville Astronomical Association. Near Naperville.
13W Peck Farm Park
 
Illinois   Public viewing site for the Fox Valley Astronomical Society. In Geneva.
13W 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.
14NW U-46 Planetarium
 
Illinois   Elgin School District Planetarium in Elgin.
15NW OneDarkSky.com Observation Site #1
 
Illinois   A clearing off of Cobblers Crossing, in Elgin. Site of public star parties held by OneDarkSky.com.
16SW Megamark Observatory
 
Illinois   A private observatory.
17SE The Little Red School House
 
Illinois   A site used by the Chicago Astronomical Society. In Willow Springs.
18N Northwest Suburban Astronomers
 
Illinois   The NSA is active in the area of Palatine/Hoffman Estates.
18SE Moraine Valley Community College Observatory
 
Illinois   observatory of Moraine Valley Community College.
19N Barrington Hills
 
Illinois   A town in Cook county. Site of International Year of Astronomy events.
19S Lockport
 
Illinois   A town in Will county.
19W Lily Lake Observatory
 
Illinois   A private observatory near the town of Lilly Lake.
21NE Morton Grove
 
Illinois   Forcast also covers Glenview, Wilmette, Evanston, Skokie, Park Ridge, Niles, and Des Plaines.
21SE Lake Katherine Nature Center
 
Illinois   Nature center in Palos Heights. Site of public observing sessions held by the Chicago Astronomical Society.
23N Lake Zurich
 
Illinois  
24E Chicago
 
Illinois   Home of the Chicago Astronomical Society.
24SE The Lone Wolf Observatory
 
Illinois   A private observatory near Oak Lawn
25NE Lincolnshire
 
Illinois   Also covers Deerfield which is home of the Skokie Valley Astronomers .
26E Cricket Hill
 
Illinois   Part of Lincoln Park. At Montrose Harbor.
27SE Tinley Park
 
Illinois   A town in Cook county.
27SW SWAOG Dark Site
 
Illinois   A site of the South West Astronomy Observers Group in Yorkville.
28N Crystal Lake
 
Illinois  
28SW NAA Caton
 
Illinois   A site of the Naperville Astronomical Association. A few miles from Newark, but 25 miles southwest of Naperville.
33W De Kalb
 
Illinois   Home of the Davis Hall Observatory at Northern Illinois University.
34N Smith Observing Site
 
Illinois   Near Round Lake Beach and about 15 miles west of Waukegan.
34SE Prairie State College
 
Illinois   College in Chicago Heights.
34SE Pioneer Observatory
 
Illinois   Observatory of Prarie State College.
35NW Woodstock
 
Illinois  
35NW Claustonberry Observatory
 
Illinois   A private observatory near Marengo.
35SE Our Prairie Sky
 
Illinois   In Park Forest.
36NW Marengo
 
Illinois  
41NW Kirkland
 
Illinois  
41SE Peotone
 
Illinois  
41SW Serena
 
Illinois   A town in La Salle county.
45S Prairie Skies Star Party
 
Illinois   Star party held at Camp Shaw-Waw-Nas-See.
45S Braidwood Dark Sky Site
 
Illinois   Near Gardner.
46S Mount Jennings Observatory
 
Illinois   A private observatory somewhere around Manteno.
47N Eagle Observatory
 
Wisconsin   A private observatory near Eagle.
49NW Blackhawk Observatory
 
Illinois   A private observatory.
50SE Lemon Lake County Park
 
Indiana   Site used by the Calumet Astronomical Society
51NW Perryville
 
Illinois  
52N Kenosha
 
Wisconsin   Home of the Kenosha Astronomy Club.
52S Bradley
 
Illinois   Home of the Kankakee Area StarGazers.
53N Richard Bong State Recreation Area
 
Wisconsin   Recreation Area near Burlington. Used by some members of the Racine Astronomical Society.
53NW Caledonia
 
Illinois  
54NW Yerkes Observatory
 
Wisconsin   Observatory in Williams Bay.
54SW NAA Ransom
 
Illinois   An observing site of the Naperville Astronomical Association. Near Ransom.
56E Indiana Dunes State Park
 
Indiana   Site used by the Calumet Astronomical Society
56SE Thomas Conway Observatory
 
Indiana   Observatory of the Calumet Astronomical Society. Near Lowell in Lake county.
57NW Rockford
 
Illinois   Home of the Rockford Amateur Astronomers.
58NW Astro-Physics
 
Illinois   Observing site of telescope maker Astro-Physics Inc.
59SW 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.
60N Modine Benstead Observatory
 
Wisconsin   Observatory of the Racine Astronomical Society.
62N Racine
 
Wisconsin   Home of the Racine Astronomical Society.
62SE VU Observatory
 
Indiana   Observatory of Valparaiso University which holds public events.
63SW Streator
 
Illinois  
64E Michigan City
 
Indiana   A town in La Porte county.
64NW Big Cigar Astronomy
 
Illinois   Club near South Beloit
65SE Buckeyestargazer Observatory
 
Indiana   A private observatory near Valparaiso.
67SE Willow Slough Fish and Wildlife Area
 
Indiana   A wildlife managment area used by the South Side Astronomers.
70N Franklin
 
Wisconsin   In Milwaukee county. Near a BYA affiliate starparty site.
72N Texas Yard Canon Observatory
 
Wisconsin   A private observatory.
72NW Velveeta Valley Observatory
 
Illinois   Aka VVO, a private observatory in Pecatonica.
73NW Janesville
 
Wisconsin  
73NW Hawkeye Observatory
 
Illinois   A private observatory.
73W Green River State Wildlife Area
 
Illinois   Link.
74NW UW-Whitewater Observatory
 
Wisconsin   Observatory of the University of Wisconsin, at Whitewater. In Whitewater.
77SE Astro Acres
 
Indiana   Future astronomy and telescope farm (or astronomy village). Near the town of Morocco,IN.
78E Warren Dunes State Park
 
Michigan   State park new Sawyer.
79SE Jasper-Pulaski Fish and Wildlife Area
 
Indiana   Centered on an entrace road of the state wildlife area.
81SW Lone Wolf Observatory
 
Illinois   A private observatory near Varna.
81W Sterling
 
Illinois  
82N Milwaukee
 
Wisconsin   Home of the Milwaukee Astronomical Societyand Wehr Astronomical Society.
82SW Lake Thunderbird
 
Illinois   A lake near Putnam.
84E New Carlisle
 
Indiana  
84N Harken Observatory
 
Wisconsin   Observatory of the Pewaukee Public Library.
85W Doug Firebaugh Observatory
 
Illinois   A public observatory in Freeport, Illinois, partly funded by the Planetary Studies Foundation.
87E Benton Harbor
 
Michigan   A atown in Berrien county.
88W Hennepin Canal Parkway State Park
 
Illinois   State park used by some members of the Naperville Astronomical Association.
89E Oronoko Observatory
 
Michigan   Near Berrien Springs.
91E Kingman Observatory
 
Michigan   Observatory of Andrews University. In Berrien Springs.
91NW Aztalan State Park
 
Wisconsin   State park near Aztalan.
93NW Yanna Research Station
 
Wisconsin   Observatory site of the Madison Astronomical Society. Near Attica.
93NW Monroe
 
Wisconsin   A town in Green county.
95SE Tippecanoe River State Park
 
Indiana   State Park. Chart is centered on a field, used for observing, near the nature center.
96N Richfield Observatory
 
Wisconsin   A private observatory near Menomonee Falls.
96N Mequon Rotary Park
 
Wisconsin   Park used by the Northern Cross Science Foundation. In Mequon.
98E Jordan Hall Observatory
 
Indiana   Observatory, of the University of Notre Dame, at the Jordan Hall of Science. In South Bend.
100E Court's
 
Indiana   A site used by the Michiana Astronomical Society. Near Lakeville.
101E South Haven Pier
 
Michigan  
101N Jackson (WI)
 
Wisconsin   A town in Washington county.
102NW Meadowlark Ridge Observatory
 
Wisconsin   A private observatory somewhere around near New Glarus.
103N TWASC Eggshatch Observatorium
 
Wisconsin   A private observatory of the Hartford Area Astronomy Club, which is part of The Wisconsin Astronomical Society Corporation.
103S Middle Fork River Forest Preserve
 
Illinois   Forest reserve and International Dark Sky Park near Penfield. Used by the Champaign Urbana Astronomical Society.
104NW West Point Observatory
 
Wisconsin   Observatory near Monticello.
105E PHM Planetarium
 
Indiana   Aka Penn-Harris-Madison (PHM) Planetarium, in Mishawaka.
105W Rutenbeck Observatory
 
Iowa   Just west of Clinton.
106E Bremen
 
Indiana   A town in Marshall county. Home of BHS Astronomy of Bremen High School.
106NW Madison
 
Wisconsin   Home of the Madison Astronomical Society.
106SW Bloomington
 
Illinois   A town in McLean county.
106W Massbach Ridge
 
Illinois  
107N Myra
 
Wisconsin   Used by some members of the Northern Cross Science Foundation.
107NW Suburban Lights Observatory
 
Wisconsin   A private observatory in Marshall.
109NE Astro Hut
 
Michigan   A private observatory near Holland.
110NE Vivekananda Monastery
 
Michigan   A site used by the Shoreline Amateur Astronomical Association in Ganges.
111NW Apple River
 
Illinois  
111SW Peoria
 
Illinois   Home of the Peoria Astronomical Society and the NorthMoor Observatory.
113E Potawatomi Wildlife Park
 
Indiana   A dark-sky preserve. Dark-sky site of the Warsaw Astronomical Society. Near Tippecanoe.
113N Harrington Beach State Park
 
Wisconsin   A site used by the Northern Cross Science Foundation.
113SW The Decker-Grebner-Van Zandt Observatory
 
Illinois   Observatory maintained by the Peoria Astronomical Society. In Jubliee College State Park.
114NW Wild Apple Observatory
 
Wisconsin   A private observatory in Dane County.
114NW De Forest
 
Wisconsin  
115NW Pine Bluff Observatory
 
Wisconsin   Local research observatory of the University of Wisconsin-Madison. 15 miles from Madison.
116E Dr. T. K. Lawless Park
 
Michigan   Park and site of the Michiana Star Party held by the Michiana Astronomical Society. Near Vandalia.
116N Beaver Dam
 
Wisconsin  
116SE Birch Rd. Observatory
 
Indiana   A private observatory.
116W Sunny Knoll Observatory
 
Illinois   A private observatory in Port Byron.
117SE Purdue University
 
Indiana   University in West Lafayette. Home of the Cumberland Observatory.
117SW Sugar Grove Observatory
 
Illinois   An observatory of the Twin City Amateur Astronomers. In the Sugar Grove Nature Center.
119SE Logansport
 
Indiana  
121N Kettle Moraine North
 
Wisconsin   Northern Unit of Kettle Morain State Forest. Used by members of the Northern Cross Science Foundation.
121W PACMO
 
Illinois   An observing site of the Popular Astronomy Club.
123E Yarger Observatory
 
Michigan   Observatory and site of Astrocamp at YMCA Camp Eberhart in Three Rivers.
123S Danville
 
Illinois   A town in Vermilion county.
124N Cascade
 
Wisconsin  
124NE Hemlock Crossings Park
 
Michigan   A park used by the Shoreline Amateur Astronomical Association (SAAA).
124W Galena
 
Illinois  
126NW Mineral Point
 
Wisconsin  
126NW Benton
 
Wisconsin  
127NE Grand Haven
 
Michigan  
127NW Dodgeville
 
Wisconsin  
127S Champaign/Urbana Astronomical Society Observatory
 
Illinois   An observatory of the CUAS.
128W Timber City Productions Lookout
 
Iowa   A private observing site.
130E Sycamore Stars Observatory
 
Michigan   A privately owned observatory dedicated to public remote use. Near Otsego.
130E Camp Crosley/WAS Observatory
 
Indiana   A observatory of the Warsaw Astronomical Society(WAS). Located at Camp Crosley.
130N Plymouth
 
Wisconsin   Home of the Plymouth Stargazers.
131SE Burlington
 
Indiana  
132E Shipshewana
 
Indiana  
132E Portage (MI)
 
Michigan  
132NW Big M Observatory
 
Wisconsin   A private observatory near Platteville.
132S Decatur Area Astronomy Club
 
Illinois   An observing site of the Decatur Area Astronomy Club at Friends Creek County Park. 20 miles NE of Decatur.
132SE Prairie Grass Observatory
 
Indiana   An observatory located in Camp Cullom near Mullberry. Also home of the Indiana Family Star Party.
133E Kalamazoo
 
Michigan   Home of the Kalamazoo Astronomical Society and Owl Observatory.
133N Fond du Lac
 
Wisconsin  
133SW Viking Observatory
 
Illinois   A private observatory Near Galesburg.
133SW Knox College Observatory
 
Illinois   Observatory at Knox College.
134N Ellwood H. May Environmental Park
 
Wisconsin   Aka Maywood, site of the Sheboygan Astronomical Society's public observing sessions.
134NE Muskegon
 
Michigan   A town in Muskegon county.
134NE Allendale
 
Michigan   In Ottawa county. Home of Grand Valley State University.
134NW Portage
 
Wisconsin  
136N Land-o-Clouds Observatory
 
Wisconsin   A private observatory near Fond du Lac.
136SE Morris Observatory
 
Indiana   Observatory of Manchester College. In North Manchester.
137W Dubuque
 
Iowa  
137W Dixon
 
Iowa   Close to Menke and Jens-Wendt Observatories
138NE Hawk's Hollow Observatory
 
Michigan   A private obsrevatory in Jenison.
141E Stillwaters Observatory
 
Indiana   A private observatory near Columbia City.
141SE IU Kokomo Observatory
 
Indiana   Observatory of Indiana University Kokomo. Also used by some members of the Kokomo Astronomy Club.
142E Neuenschwander Observatory
 
Michigan   A private observatory.
142SE ARGUS Dark Sky Site
 
Indiana   A site of the Wabash County Astronomical Society(WCAS).
143NW Grant River Recreation Area
 
Wisconsin   A recreation area near Potosi.
144NE Muskegon Astronomical Society
 
Michigan   Observatory of the MAS
144SE Shades State Park
 
Indiana   site of star parties held by the Wabash Valley Astronomical Society
145E Damer Observing Site
 
Indiana   A private observing site Lagrange county.
145N Oxbow Trail Observatory
 
Wisconsin   A private observatory near Princeton.
146NE Grand Rapids
 
Michigan   in Kent county
146SW Adolphson Observatory
 
Illinois   Observatory of Monmouth College in Monmouth.
147N Pigeon Lake Observatory
 
Wisconsin   A private observatory.
147NE Little Point Sable
 
Michigan  
147S Decatur(IL)
 
Illinois   Home of Requarth Observatory of Millikin University. Requarth Observatory is host of public observing nights.
147W The Stellar Shed
 
Illinois   A private observatory near Aledo.
148SW Stardust Observatory
 
Illinois   A private observatory.
150NW Reedsburg
 
Wisconsin  
150S 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
151N Oshkosh
 
Wisconsin  
152SE Huntington
 
Indiana  
154E Union City
 
Michigan  
154E Battle Creek
 
Michigan   A town in Calhoun county.
154NW Richland Center
 
Wisconsin  
154W Muscatine
 
Iowa  
155N Manitowoc
 
Wisconsin   A town in Manitowoc county.
156NE James C. Veen Observatory
 
Michigan   Home of the Grand Rapids Amateur Astronomical Association.
157N Auroraville
 
Wisconsin  
157SE Marion
 
Indiana  
159N High Cliff State Park
 
Wisconsin   State park used by members of the ad hoc astronomy group at Plexus Corp.
160NE Stephen F. Wessling Observatory
 
Michigan   Public observatory of the Newaygo County Conservation District. Staffed and supported by the Newaygo County Dark Sky Astronomers.
160S Sullivan Observatory
 
Illinois   A private observatory in Sullivan.
160SE McCloud Nature Park
 
Indiana   A park and site of public observing held by the Indiana Astronomical Society.
161NE Cedar Springs
 
Michigan  
161NE Bass Lake
 
Michigan  
162E Auburn
 
Indiana   Home of Starkey Observatory.
163E Fort Wayne
 
Indiana   Home of the Fort Wayne Astronomical Society.
164S Charleston
 
Illinois  
164SW Site "M"
 
Illinois   A site of the Sangamon Astronomical Society.Near Ashland.
164SW Macomb
 
Illinois  
166N Appleton
 
Wisconsin   A meeting place of the Northeast Wisconsin Stargazers (NEWSTAR).
166SW Lanphier Observatory
 
Illinois   An observatory of the Sangamon Astronomical Society. Near Pleasant Plains.
167SE Greencastle
 
Indiana   Home of McKim Observatory of DePauw University.
167SE Carmel
 
Indiana  
167SW Bojarzin Observatory
 
Illinois   Near Springfield.
168S Wolf Creek State Park
 
Illinois   State park and site of public star parties held by the Sandusky Valley Amateur Astronomy Club (SVAAC).
168SE Taylor University Observatory
 
Indiana   Observatory of Taylor University in Upland.
169E Beman Observatory
 
Michigan   Observatory of Olivet College in Olivet.
170S Terre Haute
 
Indiana   A town in Vigo county.
170S Oakley Observatory
 
Indiana   Observatory of the Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology. Near Terre Haute
171NE Allen Observatory
 
Michigan   A private observatory.
171NW Wyalusing
 
Wisconsin   Home of the Starsplitters of Wyalusing.
171W John H. Witte Observatory
 
Iowa   Observatory of the Southeast Iowa Astronomy Club.
172NE Greenville
 
Michigan  
172NE Big Sable Point
 
Michigan   In Ludington State Park.
172SE Fishers
 
Indiana  
172SW Chatham
 
Illinois  
174E Dunham Hill Observatory
 
Michigan   A private observatory near Mulliken.
174W Palisades-Dows Observatory
 
Iowa   An observatory of the Cedar Amateur Astronomers. Between Cedar Rapids and Iowa City.
175NW Mount Sterling
 
Wisconsin  
175NW Kickapoo Valley Reserve Visitor Center
 
Wisconsin   Nature reserve and site of star parties by the La Crosse Area Astronomical Society.
176N Mosquito Hill Nature Center
 
Wisconsin   A site used by the Northeast Wisconsin Stargazers (NEWSTAR). In New London.
176NW Salewsky Observatory
 
Wisconsin   A private observatory near Big Flats
176SE Center Valley Observatory
 
Indiana   A private observatory somewhere around Clayton.
176SE Anderson University Observatory
 
Indiana   Observatory of Anderson University.
176W Iowa City
 
Iowa  
177NW Wildcat Mountain State Park
 
Wisconsin   State park near the town of Ontario, WI.
178E Pioneer Scout Reservation
 
Ohio   A scout camp used as a star party site by the Toledo Astronomical Association.
178S PICO
 
Illinois   A private observatory near Pana.
178SE Indianapolis
 
Indiana   Home of the Indiana Astronomical Society and Holcomb Observatory and Planetarium of Butler University.
178SE Bushels and Baskets Observatory
 
Indiana   A private observatory.
179N Hartman Creek State Park
 
Wisconsin   State park and home of the Wisconsin Observers Weekend
180E Fox Park Public Observatory
 
Michigan   A public observatory in Fox Memorial Park, Potterville.
180SW Wever
 
Iowa  


Danko's Homepage Clear Sky Chart Home Find a Chart

Copyright 2019 A. Danko

On server3