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IDSSP 2019

Illinois Dark Skies Star Party

September 26 – 28, 2019

Jim Edgar Panther Creek State Fish & Wildlife Area

Observer oriented – Dark skies – Great facilities – Fantastic food

Illinois parks, recreation and wildlife areas are a great location for stargazing and
the Jim Edgar Panther Creek State Fish & Wildlife Area is one of the best

Click here for registration information.


There is an extra charge of $20 at the door (instituted in 2015). Because mail-in registration is closed, pre-orders for food and shirts are no longer accepted. There may also be an opportunity to purchase meals directly from the vendor, but since it’s after the registration deadline, we would encourage you to bring your own food.

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