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IL Astrotourism

Astrotourism in Illinois

Enjoy astronomy in the state of Illinois. Go visit a planetarium, space museum, observatory, space tech factory, space port, dark sky park, or attend a star party!

Notable planetariums in IL

These are largest and most notable - also see all planetariums in Illinois.

      1. Venue
      2. Site/City
      1. Adler Planetarium
      2. Chicago


    Space museums in IL

        1. Name
        2. Location
        1. Museum of Science and Industry
        2. Chicago
        1. Cernan Earth and Space Center
        2. River Grove


      Notable observatories in IL

      These are largest and most notable - also see all observatories in Illinois.

          1. Name
          2. Location
          1. Univ of Illinois Observatory
          2. Urbana
          1. Dearborn Observatory
          2. Evanston


        Annual star parties in IL

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            1. Name
            2. Location
            1. Bootleg Spring Star Party
            2. Harmon


          Research centers in IL

              1. Name
              2. Location
              1. Fermilab
              2. Chicago


            Dark sky sites in IL

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                1. Name
                2. Location
                1. Middle Fork River Forest Preserve
                2. Penfield


              Meteor craters in IL

              These are the major meteor impact crater sites you can visit. Also see all meteor crates.

                  1. Crater name
                  2. Diameter
                  1. Des Plaines crater
                  2. 8
                  1. Glasford crater
                  2. 4