CHICAGO ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY
INVITES YOU TO
ASTROFEST 2008


Sept 5-6 at Vana's Farm, Kankakee



For more information on local astronomy events and meteors, here are several terrific family-friendly resources:

Chicago Astronomical Society, host of Astrofest
"America's Oldest Astronomical Society"

Adler Planetarium

American Meteor Society

Meteor Showers and Viewing Tips

Find out how to see the Space Station, Iridium Flares and other fun things.

Astronomy magazine

Article about meteors

Click for PUBLIC VIEWING SESSIONS - SWAOG.COM
Ham radio discussions every Thursday from 8:30-10pm on the DuPage Repeater – 145.43 mhz

Vana's Farm is about 10 miles west of Kankakee and 20 miles east of Dwight, on IL17

If arriving after dark, there will be a flashing light at the entrance.

 

Map: Peter Birren