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    Default The 5th Annual Bootleg Astronomers Star Party; Harmon,Illinois



    The 5th Annual Bootleg Astronomers Star Party will begin at 10AM on Friday June,
    3rd thru Noon, Sunday, June 5th, at Green River Conservation Area ,
    Harmon,Illinois. Come and explore the night skies with us under some of the
    darkest skies in the State of Illinois. We promise... You will be "WOWED"! Upon
    your arrival you will receive an informational packet full of goodies, provided
    by us, including your ticket for our fabulous door prize give-a way. We will
    provide free coffee,hot chocolate, & tea both nights. Tent & RV camping. Water
    and sanitary facilities on site. Electricity to charge your batteries/packs is
    available as well. We will provide several battery chargers for your use. (note,
    this is a wilderness area). Motels are available in nearby Princeton off I-80.
    This is a big birding area as well as the Land of Lincoln for daytime excursions
    . Hunting& fishing as well. Only $25.00 for one or both nights if you register by May28th. The price after that date is $40.00. Please visit our website at
    http://bootlegastronomy.com for our registration form. We will also have
    T-shirts for sale & as usual this years' shirt will be a visual treat for your
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    That's only about 2.5 hours from where I live.
    Have you heard of the Prairie Skies Star Party in Bourbonnais, Illinois? Its about 3 miles from my house. I'm gonna try to make that one this year. Hopefully the weather is right.
    Prairie Skies Star Party
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