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We welcome you to explore our unique blend of natural beauty, heritage and urban attractions along 57 miles of winding river. Kankakee County is located just 50 miles south of Chicago, off of Interstate 57. Routes 45/52, 50 and 17 also run through the River Valley. O'Hare International Airport is 75 miles north of Kankakee County, and Midway Airport is 50 miles north. The Greater Kankakee airport is also available for personal aircraft landing space.

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Createur Conference and Pitch Competition, hosted
20
Apr
KVTA’s Seussical
20
Apr
The Woman Who Would Not Be Silenced
FARM TO FARM TABLE
Locavore brings the table to the farm in peaceful rural Kankakee County.
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Undiscovered Worlds: The Search Beyond Our Sun

Undiscovered Worlds: The Search Beyond Our Sun

Strickler Planetarium One University Ave | Bourbonnais, IL 60914 | 815.939.5070 [email protected]


04/27/24 - 04/27/24 6:00 pm & 7:30 pm
Visit the next frontier of astronomical discovery with this immersive presentation on the planets being discovered in orbit around distant stars. How do astronomers discover these new worlds and learn about their characteristics? UNDISCOVERED WORLDS takes viewers on a journey to the first exoplanets stars and explores the method of detecting these new objects. From blistering planets where rocks melt on the surface, to huge gas giants, to the Earth-like planets in the habitable zones of their parent stars UNDISCOVERED WORLDS is a thrilling and awe-inspiring vista of astronomical discovery. Suitable Audience: middle school and up Approximate Running Time: 30 minutes Main Themes: stellar evolution, spectroscopy, Doppler effect, planetary classification



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