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Saturday May 23, 2015 at 8:45 PM

Status update by our Observatory Director on Saturday 5/23/2015 at 8:16 AM:

Venus, Jupiter, and 5 day old Moon are on the observing list this evening.
The weather forecast calls for mostly clear skies.
Observatory opens at 8:45 pm. We hope to see you here.

Public Observing Event
at the ACA Observatory


5 day old Moon
Come out to see a 5 day old Moon.
This is one of the few star parties where we do lunar observing. See craters, mountains, rills,
and seas on the lunar landscape.

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Live AccuWeather Satellite Mosaic

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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