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Argyle Lake State Park

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

August 2021

*Stargazing at the Park*

August 13 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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One event on August 13, 2021 at 8:30 pm

One event on October 22, 2021 at 6:30 pm

Argyle Lake State Park, 640 Argyle Park Rd.
Colchester, IL 62326 United States
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Join us for three evenings of stargazing at Argyle Lake State Park with retired WIU astronomy instructor Tom Van Heuklon and hobby astronomist Larry Knicl. Depending on the date, we will have the opportunity to observe planets including Venus and Mars (June), Saturn, Jupiter, Neptune and Mars and the Perseids meteor shower (August), Venus, Saturn, Jupiter and Neptune (October); the Moon; many deep sky objects including star clusters, nebulae, other galaxies; and the varying seasonal constellations. These programs will be…

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October 2021

*Stargazing at the Park*

October 22 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on August 13, 2021 at 8:30 pm

One event on October 22, 2021 at 6:30 pm

Argyle Lake State Park, 640 Argyle Park Rd.
Colchester, IL 62326 United States
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Join us for three evenings of stargazing at Argyle Lake State Park with retired WIU astronomy instructor Tom Van Heuklon and hobby astronomist Larry Knicl. Depending on the date, we will have the opportunity to observe planets including Venus and Mars (June), Saturn, Jupiter, Neptune and Mars and the Perseids meteor shower (August), Venus, Saturn, Jupiter and Neptune (October); the Moon; many deep sky objects including star clusters, nebulae, other galaxies; and the varying seasonal constellations. These programs will be…

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