Macon County Conservation District hosting meteor shower event

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BLUE MOUND - The Macon County Conservation District is inviting central Illinois residents to observe a meteor shower during a special event on August 11.

This event will take place at the Griswold Conservation Area in Blue Mound from 10:00 p.m. until 12:00 a.m.  Officials say they expect the meteor shower to appear across the constellation Perseus.

This event is free and open to the public, but you must pre-register online by August 10.  For more information, or to register, visit

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