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Twin City Amateur Astronomers host public viewing session at Sugar Grove Nature Center

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[August 11, 2012]  McLEAN -- Twin City Amateur Astronomers will host a public viewing session next Saturday from 8 to 10 p.m. at Sugar Grove Nature Center. The focus will be on clusters and nebulas of the Milky Way.

The vast Milky Way contains a wide variety of celestial objects. After a presentation on what can be seen, participants will go on a tour of the Milky Way, using telescopes and a night sky laser pointer.

The program may be canceled in the event of a cloudy sky. Phone Carl at 309-830-4085 or Lee at 309-824-2804 to confirm if you are unsure. For additional information, visit

The event is free and no registration required.

For more information, phone 309-874-2174 or email

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Sugar Grove Nature Center is located in beautiful, historic Funks Grove, just south of Bloomington-Normal. For a map and directions to the nature center, membership and program information, visit

[Text from file received from Sugar Grove Nature Center]

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