Fall Star Watch

Fall Star Watch

10/14/2023 to 10/14/2023 | 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM

Program Location: Sugar Creek Shelter, Middle Fork River Forest Preserve, 3485 County Rd 2700 E, Penfield, IL 61862

Join us and members of the Champaign County Astronomical Society at our International Dark Sky Park for a fall star watch event!

At 7 p.m., there will be a brief presentation. CUAS volunteers will have telescopes set up for participants to look through to view the stars, planets, and more! Weather permitting, the program will go until 11 p.m., but you may leave when you wish. You may wish to bring insect repellent and something to drink, as well as a lawn chair or picnic blanket for star gazing after the presentation.

No cloud date. Call (217) 351-2567 for weather updates. For more info: (217) 896-2455 or jwick@ccfpd.org.

*In the event of inclement weather/overcast skies, cancellation notices will be posted at least two hours before the program on the William M. Staerkel Planetarium’s (217) 351-2567 phone line, and on CCFPD & Homer Lake Interpretive Facebook pages.