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Saturday May 24, 2014 at 9:00 PM

Current status: Event should occur as planned.
Cancellation, for any reason, will be announced here,
so please check back before heading out

Public Observing Event
at the ACA Observatory

 

Mars & Lots More!
 
Jupiter will start off our observing session at sunset and Saturn will bring it to a close. In between we'll view Mars, Cigar Galaxy, Whirlpool Galaxy, Sombrero Galaxy, globular clusters M3 & M53, galaxy M94, double star 24 Coma Berenices, and more. We'll even reach 1/6 the distance across the observable Universe to see quasar 3C273. The Best Free Coffee in Akron will be brewing all night.

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.Visible satellite passes from the ACA Observatory:

ISS

 - no passes tonight

HST

 - no passes tonight

Iridium Flares

 - a bright flare tonight at 10:46pm



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Live AccuWeather Satellite Mosaic

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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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