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Stargazing at the Park

July 8, 2016 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Friday, June 10, 2016 (No Raindate)
9:00 – 11:00 p.m.
Friday, July 8, 2016 (Raindate: July 9)
9:00 – 11:00 p.m.
Join us for two evenings of stargazing with WIU astronomy instructor Tom Van Heuklon and hobby astronomist Larry Knicl. We will be observing Jupiter, Mars and Saturn; the Moon; many deep sky objects including star clusters, nebulae and galaxies, in addition to several constellations. These programs will be held at the park’s Sunset shelter (1st left turn upon entering the park). For your comfort, bring a chair or blanket, insect repellent, and a flashlight. These programs may be postponed to the July raindate or canceled if weather conditions are bad or visibility is poor all three evenings. Please call (309)776-3422, in the event these programs must be postponed or canceled, a recording will be left.

Details

Date:
July 8, 2016
Time:
9:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Venue

Argyle Lake State Park
640 Argyle Park Rd.
Colchester, IL 62326 United States
Phone:
309-776-3422
Website:
https://www.dnr.illinois.gov/Parks/Pages/ArgyleLake.aspx

Organizer

Argyle Lake State Park
Phone:
309-776-3422