Free Astronomy in the Parks
Astronomy in the Parks, hosted by the Chicago Astronomer group leads free telescope observing programs in Chicago neighborhoods. These events are part of Night out in the Parks from the Chicago Park District. Masks are required. Telescope observing is free and open to all (weather permitting) and no tickets or reservations are needed for telescope observing. If you have binoculars you should bring them.
Where: Park 579, The 606, Exelon Observatory, 1805 N Ridgeway
When: All events are at 7:00–9:30 pm. Friday, July 16; August 20; September 17; October 15; November 19; December 17, 2021.
Where: Harrison Park, 1824 S. Wood St.
When: Wednesday, September 29, 2021 at from 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm
In addition to viewing public television will be in attendance for a segment on urban astronomy.
Our events are always free and Family friendly, but Masks are required to view via telescopes.