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Skokie Valley Astronomers—Events

2017 Events

Date Event

Saturday
August 12
6–11 PM
French Picnic (and Perseids)
(An ideal night to witness the Perseid Meteor Shower! (if the sky is clear))
Cantigny Park, Parade Field
Wheaton, IL
http://www.cantigny.org/calendar/signature-events/stargazing

Monday
August 21
Total Solar Eclipse
(An amazing natural event. The point of greatest duration is near Carbondale, IL!)
http://eclipse2017.nasa.gov/
http://eclipse.gsfc.nasa.gov/SEgoogle/SEgoogle2001/SE2017Aug21Tgoogle.html
http://eclipse.gsfc.nasa.gov/SEplot/SEplot2001/SE2017Aug21T.GIF
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9C0SeDenPRo
https://www.greatamericaneclipse.com/
http://eclipse2017.org/

Friday–Sunday
August 25–27
Northwoods Starfest
(Observing, featured speakers, swap fest, more!)
Hobbs Observatory, Beaver Creek Reserve
Fall Creek, WI
http://cvastro.org/northwoods-starfest

Thursday–Sunday
September 21–24
2017 Bootleg Fall Star Party
(Observing, featured speakers, swap fest, more!)
Green River Conservation Area
Harmon, IL
http://www.bootlegastronomy.com/

Thursday–Saturday
September 21–23
Illinois Dark Skies Star Party
(The Sangamon Astronomical Society will host their annual star party: observing, dark skies, great facilities, fantastic food.)
Jim Edgar Panther Creek State Fish & Wildlife Area
Registration required, $
http://sas-sky.org/2017-idssp/


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