Story URL: http://news.medill.northwestern.edu/chicago/news.aspx?id=217148
Story Retrieval Date: 5/19/2013 2:36:53 PM CST
Friday nights at the Dearborn Observatory bring in
people of all ages to star gaze through the observatory's 18.5-inch
Spend Friday nights with the stars
Northwestern University's Dearborn Observatory is one of the best places to view the stars in the Chicago area.
Do you ever wonder where you might go to get a good look at the planets, especially in a city with so much light pollution? Northwestern University's Dearborn Observatory in Evanston feeds your fascination with the cosmos. Look through the observatory's 18.5-inch telescope, free of charge, from 8-10 p.m. every Friday. People of all ages are welcome to star gaze in an environment of scientific curiosity and collective learning.