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Weiskopf Observatory

7993 North River Road
Byron, IL 61010
Ogle County
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The Weiskopf Observatory, with its 11" Celestron reflecting telescope, is available for public viewing and special programs. During the weekly public viewing sessions, visitors see the planets, the moon and fainter objects in the sky. Please call ahead for information and viewing times. Open Tuesdays and Saturdays at dusk (plus 3 hours). Free.

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Address:
7993 North River Road
City:
Byron
State:
IL
Zipcode:
61010
Phone:
815-234-8535
Published in: Family Fun and Amusement
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