Wednesday, June 17, 2020

UIS moves next star party online

Virtual star parties continue at the University of Illinois Springfield.

The next star party will be broadcast live on Zoom (rain or shine) from 8:30-9:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 27. Originally scheduled to be held in-person, UIS decided to hold it online due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The link for the Zoom event will be posted at and @UISObservatory on Twitter. Three other star parties are planned but at this point, those are set to be in-person.

This story aired on WICS Newschannel 20 on June 16, 2020..