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Sadly, this event has been cancelled
due to unfavorable weather conditions

Friday, June 1, 2012 at 8:00PM


Camp CHOPS* at Camp Carl**

Come out to show the children the wonders
of the night sky - you'll be glad you did

Click for MAP & DIRECTIONS to Camp Carl

Exact coordinates of observing field (for auto GPS units or computerized telescopes):
N41.1180  W81.0999  =>   N41 07' 05"  W81 06'

We'll arrive by 8:00pm and set up telescopes in the field to the left of the main camp access driveway off Calvin Rd.  Campers will arrive in small groups throughout the evening.  This is the first of two events we conduct yearly for children from Children's Hospital at camps around the area.


*Children's Hospital Oncology Patients and Staff
CHANGED LOCATION!!  Not at Camp Christopher as in prior years

Camp Carl
8054 Calvin Rd
Ravenna, OH 44266
Phone: 330.315.5665

Located near the intersection of Alliance Rd and Calvin Rd in Ravenna, OH

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The darker blue the squares are, the better the viewing!

AccuWeather Satellite Mosaic

Solar System objects rise/set times on this date from Camp Carl...
Sunset:     8:54 pm  (EDT)
Civil Twilight:     9:24 pm  (EDT)
Nautical Twilight:   10:06 pm  (EDT)
Astronomical Twilight:   10:55 pm  (EDT)
Moonrise:     5:46 pm  (EDT)
Moon transit:   11:04 pm  (EDT)
Moonset:     4:14 am  (EDT) - June 2
Moon phase:   92% (waxing gibbous)

The Moon will be very nearly full for us all night.

Jet Stream (updates automatically to latest available image)
    The Jet Stream affects astronomical "seeing" (steadiness of the air)
    If we're in a gray area, seeing will not be as good as in a white area.
    If we're in a white area, the shorter the arrows, the better.

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