Stargazing with the Chicago Astronomical Society

Stargazing with the Chicago Astronomical Society
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Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore – National Park Service

1100 N Mineral Springs Road
Chesterton, Indiana
Date: January 02, 2016
Time: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Stargazing with the Chicago Astronomical Society Details:

First Saturday Stargazing program runs from 5 pm to 7 pm at Kemil Beach parking lot. Join members of the Chicago Astronomical Society as they view the night sky through telescopes to see the Milky Way crossing the night sky overhead from north-east to south-west. Expect to see examples of ancient star clusters like the Hercules Globular Cluster and young Star Clusters like the Wild Duck Cluster. There will also be colored double stars, planetary nebula, and the Andromeda Galaxy.

These programs will continue on the first Saturday of every month, except March and July.

About Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore – National Park Service

Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore hugs 15 miles of the southern shore of Lake Michigan and has much to offer. Whether you enjoy scouting for rare species of birds or flying kites on the sandy beach, the national lakeshore’s 15,000 acres will continually enchant you.  Hikers will enjoy 45 miles of trails over rugged dunes, mysterious wetlands, sunny prairies, meandering rivers, and peaceful forests.

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