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Friday May 31, 2013 at 8:00PM


Camp CHOPS* at Camp Carl**

This event has been CANCELLED
due to poor weather conditions

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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Click on the chart above for full details.
The darker blue the squares are, the better the viewing!

AccuWeather Satellite Mosaic

Solar System objects rise/transit/set times on this date from Camp Carl...

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.

Sunset:     8:53 pm  (EDT)
Civil Twilight:     9:23 pm  (EDT)
Nautical Twilight:   10:05 pm  (EDT)
Astronomical Twilight:   10:53 pm  (EDT)
Moonrise:     1:49 am  (EDT) 6/1/2013
Moon transit:     7:59 am  (EDT) 6/1/2013
Moonset:     2:18 pm  (EDT) 6/1/2013
Moon phase:   51.7% (waning gibbous)

There will be no Moon for us to look at tonight
since it sets at 1:14pm this afternoon.
It was officially "third quarter"
this afternoon at 2:58 pm


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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