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Thursday July 24, 2014: 9:00 PM to 10:30 PM

This event will occur as planned.

The observatory will be open at 8:45pm with Saturn in the eyepiece.

Public Observing Event
at the ACA Observatory

 

Impromptu Event!

It looks like a great evening for stargazing; cool temperatures, low humidity, and clear skies.

On tonight's observing list...

Saturn
NGC 6229 globular cluster - 102,000 ly distant
The Great Hercules Cluster (M13)
Ring Nebula (M57)
Cat's Eye Nebula (NGC 6543)
Double Star Albireo (SAO 87301)
globular cluster M92
spiral galaxy M106
Blinking Nebula (NGC 6826) and more.

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.Visible satellite passes from the ACA Observatory:

ISS:

 No passes tonight

HST:

 3.2 mag pass at 10:45:52pm

Iridium Flares:

 -1.2 pass at 11:14:02



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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
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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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