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Spend an evening star gazing at Middle Fork River Forest Preserve

A night sky with trees in the distance
Champaign County Forest Preserve District

Homer Lake Interpretive Center and the Champaign-Urbana Astronomical Society are hosting an evening of star gazing on Saturday, October 2nd at Middle Fork River Forest Preserve. From 6:30 to 11 p.m., you’ll have an opportunity to view the sky and stars at a designated Dark Sky Park. There will be telescopes on hand so you can get a better view. Meet at the activity center for an introduction, then you’ll make your way outside to view the stars.

The event is free and open to the public. Check the Facebook event page for more details. 

Middle Fork River Forest Preserve
3343 County Road 2700 E
Sa Oct 2nd 6:30 to 11 p.m.

Top image from the Middle Fork River Forest Preserve Facebook page.

Editor’s Note: A previous version of this SPlog incorrectly indentified the meeting location. We apologize for this error.


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