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Fri 8:00 PM

Dearborn Observatory Public Viewing


Dearborn dome and telescope

When: Friday, March 29, 2019
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM  

Where: Dearborn Observatory, 2131 Tech Drive, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: - Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Cost: Free!

Contact: Yassaman Shemirani   847.491.7650

Group: Dearborn Observatory

Category: Other

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The Dearborn Observatory is open for public viewing every Friday night from 8 to 10 pm during the fall and winter months (Oct-Mar). The sessions are free and open to all. Reservations are required for the first hour but walk-ins are welcome in the second hour. All visitors should note that the dome is neither heated nor air-conditioned so please dress appropriately. Friday evening sessions are held "rain or shine." Unfortunately, the Dearborn is NOT ADA-accessible. Several staircases must be climbed in order to reach the telescope. For more information go to

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