Astronomy Clubs in Illinois (24)
There are 24 amateur astronomy clubs in the state of Illinois that feature meetings, viewing nights, star parties, and stargazing programs.
- Club Name
- Planetary Studies Foundation
- Kankakee Area Stargazers
- Astronomical Association of Southern Illinoi
- Champaign-Urbana Astronomical Society
- Chicago Astronomical Society
- Ryerson Astronomical Society
- Quad Cities Astronomy Club
- Decatur Area Astronomy Club
- Northwest Suburban Astronomers
- Des Plaines
- Lake County Astronomical Society
- Naperville Astronomical Assn.
- Popular Astronomy Club Inc.
- Rock Island
- Rockford Amateur Astronomers Inc.
- Fox Valley Sky Watchers
- Sleepy Hollow
- Sangamon Astronomical Society
- River Bend Astronomy Club
- St. Jacob
- Skokie Valley Astronomers
Dark Sky Sites in Illinois
Astronomy clubs often use dark sky sites as their preferred viewing locations if nearby. Here are the internationally-recognized dark-sky parks, reserves, preserves, sanctuaries and other sites in Illinois that are ideal for stargazing. Also see all Dark Sky Sites.
- Site Name
- Middle Fork River Forest Preserve (park)
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