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3rd Saturday Stargazing at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, Kemil Beach, FREE!
Friends, You’re Invited! Free! Bring your friends! Let’s do some CENTENNIAL STARGAZING AT INDIANA DUNES NATIONAL LAKESHORE Saturday, January 21, beginning at 5:00PM (weather permitting) at Kemil Beach. ``````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````• This event is weather dependent. Rain, sleet, snow, tornado, avalanche, heavy cloud cover will automatically cancel the event without notice. • RSVPs not required, but appreciated. • Bring your own telescope or binoculars, or use ours! Bring a chair, snacks for yourself and dress warm. • White lights not permitted while telescopes are set up. If you bring a flashlight, cover it with a piece of red plastic tablecloth or similar. Red or amber lights preserve night vision. Looking forward to seeing you! cheers+stars Audrey Fischer and Larry Silvestri Stargazing Program at National Lakeshore INDIANA DUNES NATIONAL LAKESHORE ``````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````` NEW FOR 2017! THIRD Saturday Stargazing sessions at Kemil! Because the 2016 Centennial presentations were such a success -- Kudos to LARRY SILVESTRI! -- the national park officials invited MORE STARGAZING PROGRAMS throughout 2017-- yeah! So, instead of it being the 1st Saturday, Larry suggested switching to the 3rd Saturday-- because looking ahead throughout the upcoming months, it turns out that the 3rd Saturdays will give us less interference from the moon phases. Kudos to Ranger Julie, our good luck weather fairy princess for ensuring an unbelievable 12 monthly sessions in a row of clear skies for stargazing for the centennial ! Kudos to YOU for coming and sharing your smiles and enthusiasm for the starry night sky! `````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````` Join members from various local astronomical societies, including the Chicago Astronomical Society, with their telescopes to get a closer look at the night skies over Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. The Kemil Beach parking lot is located at 27 N. East State Park Road, Chesterton, Indiana. For more information on this or other programs at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, call 219-395-1882 or check the park’s website at http://www.nps.gov/indu www.nps.gov (http://www.nps.gov/) The Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore is one of 409 units of the National Park System ranging from Yellowstone to the Statue of Liberty. Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore includes 15 miles of the southern shoreline of Lake Michigan and 15,000 acres of beach, woods, marshes, and prairie in the northwest corner of Indiana. More than 2 million visitors come to this national park each year. Check our Facebook page at induquestions@gmail.com . Julianne Larsen, Park RangerIndiana Dunes National Lakeshore1100 N. Mineral Springs RoadPorter, IN 46304(219) 395-1821 (Tuesday - Saturday)

Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, Kemil Beach

GPS Coordinates - 041.40.39N 087.00.35W · Beverly Shores, IN

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This group was created with the purpose of helping people meet others with an interest in Astronomy in the Chicagoland area. After not finding a similar group nearby I thought I'd make a new one and see if there is any interest. I'm hoping the group will help others connect to people who share an interest in astronomy, whether they are experienced or new to the hobby. Volunteers wanted! If you would like to set up meetups please contact an organizer. The group is intended to be an open, collaborative effort, so if you have any ideas or suggestions, feel free to post them! Thanks!

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