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< 15 Meadowlark Ridge Observatory
 
Wisconsin   A private observatory somewhere around near New Glarus.
< 15 Monroe
 
Wisconsin   A town in Green county.
< 15 Monroe Optical Observatory
 
Wisconsin   A private observatory somewhere around Monroe.
< 15 West Point Observatory
 
Wisconsin   Observatory near Monticello.
19NE This chart is sponsored. Yanna Research Station
 
Wisconsin   Observatory site of the Madison Astronomical Society. Near Attica.
19S JETS Observatory
 
Illinois   A public observatory of Freeport High School. Also affiliated with the TriCounty Astronomers (TCA). In Freeport.
19SE This chart is sponsored. Hawkeye Observatory
 
Illinois   A private observatory.
22SE Velveeta Valley Observatory
 
Illinois   Aka VVO, a private observatory in Pecatonica.
24W Apple River
 
Illinois  
26N Wild Apple Observatory
 
Wisconsin   A private observatory in Dane County.
30SW Massbach Ridge
 
Illinois  
32E Big Cigar Astronomy
 
Illinois   Club near South Beloit
33E Janesville
 
Wisconsin  
33NW Mineral Point
 
Wisconsin  
35E Astro-Physics
 
Illinois   Observing site of telescope maker Astro-Physics Inc.
35N Pine Bluff Observatory
 
Wisconsin   Local research observatory of the University of Wisconsin-Madison. 15 miles from Madison.
35SE This chart is sponsored. Rockford
 
Illinois   Home of the Rockford Amateur Astronomers.
36NW Dodgeville
 
Wisconsin  
37N Madison
 
Wisconsin   Home of the Madison Astronomical Society.
40W Big M Observatory
 
Wisconsin   A private observatory near Platteville.
41E Caledonia
 
Illinois  
41W Galena Log Cabin Getaway
 
Illinois   Galena's Dark-Sky Site (SM).
45NE Suburban Lights Observatory
 
Wisconsin   A private observatory in Marshall.
49N De Forest
 
Wisconsin  
50E UW-Whitewater Observatory
 
Wisconsin   Observatory of the University of Wisconsin, at Whitewater. In Whitewater.
52W Dubuque
 
Iowa  
53NE Aztalan State Park
 
Wisconsin   State park near Aztalan.
53SE Kirkland
 
Illinois  
53W Grant River Recreation Area
 
Wisconsin   A recreation area near Potosi.
54S Sterling
 
Illinois  
55SW Rutenbeck Observatory
 
Iowa   Just west of Clinton.
56E Yerkes Observatory
 
Wisconsin   Observatory in Williams Bay.
58E Marengo
 
Illinois  
59SE This chart is sponsored. Claustonberry Observatory
 
Illinois   A private observatory near Marengo.
64E Woodstock
 
Illinois  
64NW Richland Center
 
Wisconsin  
64SE De Kalb
 
Illinois   Home of the Davis Hall Observatory at Northern Illinois University.
65S Green River State Wildlife Area
 
Illinois   Link.
68N Portage
 
Wisconsin  
69N Reedsburg
 
Wisconsin  
70E Eagle Observatory
 
Wisconsin   A private observatory near Eagle.
72E Crystal Lake
 
Illinois  
72E Texas Yard Canon Observatory
 
Wisconsin   A private observatory.
74NE Beaver Dam
 
Wisconsin  
75SE Lily Lake Observatory
 
Illinois   A private observatory near the town of Lilly Lake.
75SW Sunny Knoll Observatory
 
Illinois   A private observatory in Port Byron.
76E Richard Bong State Recreation Area
 
Wisconsin   Recreation Area near Burlington. Used by some members of the Racine Astronomical Society.
79NE Harken Observatory
 
Wisconsin   Observatory of the Pewaukee Public Library.
80SE Hickory Knolls Discovery Center
 
Illinois   An environmental education center located in James O. Breen Community Park in St Charles. Also site of star parties held by OneDarkSky.com.
80SE OneDarkSky.com Observation Site #1
 
Illinois   A clearing off of Cobblers Crossing, in Elgin. Site of public star parties held by OneDarkSky.com.
80SE U-46 Planetarium
 
Illinois   Elgin School District Planetarium in Elgin.
80W Wyalusing
 
Wisconsin   Home of the Starsplitters of Wyalusing.
81SW Dixon
 
Iowa   Close to Menke and Jens-Wendt Observatories
82E Barrington Hills
 
Illinois   A town in Cook county. Site of International Year of Astronomy events.
82E This chart is sponsored. Smith Observing Site
 
Illinois   Near Round Lake Beach and about 15 miles west of Waukegan.
82NW Mount Sterling
 
Wisconsin  
83NE Richfield Observatory
 
Wisconsin   A private observatory near Menomonee Falls.
83NE TWASC Eggshatch Observatorium
 
Wisconsin   A private observatory of the Hartford Area Astronomy Club, which is part of The Wisconsin Astronomical Society Corporation.
83S Hennepin Canal Parkway State Park
 
Illinois   State park used by some members of the Naperville Astronomical Association.
83SE Peck Farm Park
 
Illinois   Public viewing site for the Fox Valley Astronomical Society. In Geneva.
84E Lake Zurich
 
Illinois  
84E Modine Benstead Observatory
 
Wisconsin   Observatory of the Racine Astronomical Society.
86NW Kickapoo Valley Reserve Visitor Center
 
Wisconsin   Nature reserve and site of star parties by the La Crosse Area Astronomical Society.
86SE TASS H (Droege) Observatory
 
Illinois   An observatory of the Amateur Sky Survey project. Near Batavia.
87SE SWAOG Dark Site
 
Illinois   A site of the South West Astronomy Observers Group in Yorkville.
88E Franklin
 
Wisconsin   In Milwaukee county. Near a BYA affiliate starparty site.
89E Northwest Suburban Astronomers
 
Illinois   The NSA is active in the area of Palatine/Hoffman Estates.
89SE Serena
 
Illinois   A town in La Salle county.
89SW PACMO
 
Illinois   An observing site of the Popular Astronomy Club.
90N Oxbow Trail Observatory
 
Wisconsin   A private observatory near Princeton.
90NW Wildcat Mountain State Park
 
Wisconsin   State park near the town of Ontario, WI.
92NE Jackson (WI)
 
Wisconsin   A town in Washington county.
93E Kenosha
 
Wisconsin   Home of the Kenosha Astronomy Club.
93E Lincolnshire
 
Illinois   Also covers Deerfield which is home of the Skokie Valley Astronomers .
93S Starved Rock State Park
 
Illinois   State park. Used by some members of the Astronomical Society at the University of Illinois. Also home of Astrofest, a star party held by the Chicago Astronomical Society.
93SE This chart is sponsored. NAA
 
Illinois   A site of the Naperville Astronomical Association. A few miles from Newark, but 25 miles southwest of Naperville.
93SE SWAOG Light Site
 
Illinois   A public observing site of the South West Astronomy Observers Group. In Wheaton.
94E Milwaukee
 
Wisconsin   Home of the Milwaukee Astronomical Societyand Wehr Astronomical Society.
94SE White Eagle Observatory
 
Illinois   A private observatory near Naperville.
95S Lake Thunderbird
 
Illinois   A lake near Putnam.
96E Racine
 
Wisconsin   Home of the Racine Astronomical Society.
97SE Lombard
 
Illinois   Forecast also covers Glendale Hieghts, Elmhurst, Villa Park, Addison, and Glen Ellyn.
98NE Mequon Rotary Park
 
Wisconsin   Park used by the Northern Cross Science Foundation. In Mequon.
98NE This chart is sponsored. Myra
 
Wisconsin   Used by some members of the Northern Cross Science Foundation.
98SE This chart is sponsored. Riley Observatory
 
Illinois   An observatory of the Naperville Astronomical Association. Near Naperville.
103E Morton Grove
 
Illinois   Forcast also covers Glenview, Wilmette, Evanston, Stokie, Park Ridge, Niles, and Des Plaines.
103NE Fond du Lac
 
Wisconsin  
104N Salewsky Observatory
 
Wisconsin   A private observatory near Big Flats
104NE Kettle Moraine North
 
Wisconsin   Northern Unit of Kettle Morain State Forest. Used by members of the Northern Cross Science Foundation.
106SW Palisades-Dows Observatory
 
Iowa   An observatory of the Cedar Amateur Astronomers. Between Cedar Rapids and Iowa City.
107SW Muscatine
 
Iowa  
108N Auroraville
 
Wisconsin  
108S Lone Wolf Observatory
 
Illinois   A private observatory near Varna.
109SE Streator
 
Illinois  
109SE The Little Red School House
 
Illinois   A site used by the Chicago Astronomical Society. In Willow Springs.
110NE Land-o-Clouds Observatory
 
Wisconsin   A private observatory near Fond du Lac.
111E Cricket Hill
 
Illinois   Part of Lincoln Park. At Montrose Harbor.
111SE Moraine Valley Community College Observatory
 
Illinois   observatory of Moraine Valley Community College.
112NE Cascade
 
Wisconsin  
112W Hilltop Homeschool Observatory
 
Iowa   A private observatory of a member of the Cedar Amateur Astronomers. Near Cedar Rapids.
113NE This chart is sponsored. Harrington Beach State Park
 
Wisconsin   A site used by the Northern Cross Science Foundation.
113S Viking Observatory
 
Illinois   A private observatory Near Galesburg.
113SE Lake Katherine Nature Center
 
Illinois   Nature center in Palos Heights. Site of public observing sessions held by the Chicago Astronomical Society.
113SW The Stellar Shed
 
Illinois   A private observatory near Aledo.
114SE This chart is sponsored. Chicago
 
Illinois   Home of the Chicago Astronomical Society.
114SE This chart is sponsored. NAA Ransom
 
Illinois   An observing site of the Naperville Astronomical Association. Near Ransom.
115NE Oshkosh
 
Wisconsin  
115NW La Crosse
 
Wisconsin   A home of University of Wisconsin's Planetarium and the La Crosse Area Astronomical Society.
115SW Iowa City
 
Iowa  
116SW Owl Ridge Observatory
 
Iowa   A few miles from Cedar Rapids.
117NE Plymouth
 
Wisconsin   Home of the Plymouth Stargazers.
117NW Dievseta
 
Wisconsin   A private site near Warrens.
117W Bearbower Sand Prairie Area
 
Iowa   A Buchanan county park.
118SE Tinley Park
 
Illinois   A town in Cook county.
119NW Decorah
 
Iowa  
119SE Braidwood Dark Sky Site
 
Illinois   Near Gardner.


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