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Thursday May 7, 2015 from 8:30pm to 10:00pm

Status update from our Observatory Director on 5/7/2015 at 4:29pm:

Observatory will be open at 8:15pm this evening for Jupiter observing.
The weather forecast at star party time is clear skies.


Public Observing Event

at the ACA Observatory

 

Impromptu Event!

It looks like a great evening for stargazing; warm temperatures, low humidity, and clear skies.
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What will we be looking at tonight?

Jupiter and its four Galilean Moons (Io, Europa, Ganymede and Callisto) are well-placed as the ecliptic is still pretty high. Exciting observing list will compliment Jupiter viewing. We hope to see you here.
 

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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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