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Firebaugh Observatory Closes for the Season Having Shared the Nighttime Skies with Over 300 Visitors


Crescent Nebula in Cygnus captured by Jim on September 26, 2021 using the observatory telescope.

A big round of applause and THANK YOU to Jim Dole, Tom Dunmore and supporting staff at the Firebaugh Observatory in Freeport, IL. During the 2021 summer/fall season, they were able to bring safe observation of the night skies to more than 300 visitors.

For more information about the observatory and to see pictures from summer/fall season, visit the Doug Firebaugh Observatory facebook page.