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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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One World, One Sky Big Bird's Adventure
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Eclipse: The Sun Revealed
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Beyond the Sun: In Search of a New Earth

Beyond the Sun: In Search of a New Earth

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


02/24/24 - 02/24/24 4:30 pm
While Celeste is fighting off sleep in her room by reading a book on astronomy, she receives an unexpected visit from Moon. Together, they will enjoy a journey through the Universe to discover what exoplanets are and how they can be detected. They observe rogue planets, oceanic worlds, and super-Earths. Moon tells her about exoplanet hunters, who observe the sky in search of planets like Earth. This planetarium show features stunning visualizations of some of the different types of exoplanets that have been discovered including hot Jupiters, rogue planets, and super-Earths. Suitable Audience: general audiences ages 7+ Approximate Running Time: 25 minutes Main Themes: exoplanet types, detection techniques



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