Perseid Meteor Watch at Byron Forest Preserve

Monday, Aug. 12, 2019 8:30 pm until Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019 12:00 am
815 234-8535 ext. 200
Perseid Meteor Watch at Byron Forest Preserve

 AUG 12-14 

Enjoy a night of viewing of the annual Perseid Meteor Shower on Monday, August 12, Tuesday, August 13 and Wednesday, August 14 from 8:30 pm to Midnight at their Weiskopf Observatory located at the Jarrett Prairie Nature Preserve 7993 North River Road in Byron. Bring your lawn chairs and blankets and sit back to view the night sky while watching for meteors. This is a free event for all ages. 

The J. Weiskopf Observatory, with its 11” Celestron reflecting telescope, is available for public viewing and special programs.


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