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Friday Nights at the Dearborn Observatory

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Saturn viewed in the Dearborn telescope

When: Friday, July 12, 2024
9:00 PM - 11:00 PM CT

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

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

Cost: Free!

Contact: Adrienne Mintz   (847) 491-3644

Group: Dearborn Observatory

Category: Other, Academic


The Dearborn Observatory is open for public viewing every Friday night from 9 to 11 pm during the spring and summer months (Apr-Sept). 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.

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For more information on the Dearborn Observatory, please visit our website.

If you have any questions, please email Adrienne Mintz at or call 847-491-3644.

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