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Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at 8:15PM

Public Observing Event
at the ACA Observatory

Impromptu Observing Event
The observatory will be open at 8:15pm
On the observing list will be globular cluster M3, the largest galaxy in the Virgo Cluster: M87 (hosting a six billion solar mass black hole) and the Cat's Eye Nebula NGC6543

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Solar System objects rise/transit/set times from the ACA Observatory on the date of this event...

New feature: The "T" on each object's line in the chart above indicates the time of transit in addition to the rise and set times for the object.

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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