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Planets and stars brighten the long, dark January nights in Chicago. You can see Saturn, Venus, Mars and Mercury if you know where and when to look. And if you don’t, Adler Planetarium is your guide to the Chicago night sky. Checkout Adler’s Skywatch blog or join astronomy educators for the events below to see planets, nebulae, stars and the moon.

Sky Observers Hangout

Wednesday, January 18 and January 25, 2023

Time: 9:00 p.m. Location: Adler’s YouTube channel

Peer through the telescopes at the Doane Observatory from your own device.


'Scopes In The City @ Fountaindale Public Library

Tuesday, January 24, 2023

Time: 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Location: 300 W. Briarcliff Road, Bolingbrook, IL, 60440

Events are weather dependent. 

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