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Meteors on the Mound

August 12 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

The Friends of Horseshoe Mound volunteer group will host our annual Meteors on the Mound on Saturday, August 12 from 8-11PM. Join us for a glimpse of the Perseid meteor shower from atop Horseshoe Mound Preserve, which is one of the highest points in Jo Daviess County and offers spectacular views of the tri-state area from several different outlooks. This is the only time of the year that the preserve is open to the public after dark so it is a special occasion. There will be a presentation by an expert astronomer and amateur astronomers will have telescopes on site so that participants can view various heavenly bodies. If you have a telescope, bring it along. A chair and flashlight are also recommended. There is a suggested donation of $10/person and RSVPs are not required.


August 12
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm


Horseshoe Mound Preserve
1679 N Blackjack Road
Galena, IL 61036
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