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Saturday June 6, 2015 at 9:00 PM

Status updated on Saturday June 6, 2015 at 7:15 PM by our Observatory Director:

Beautifully clear skies have been forecasted.

The observatory will be open at 8:45 PM for viewing Venus and Jupiter.

Public Observing Event
at the ACA Observatory

 

Venus
 
Venus is at greatest eastern elongation placing it farthest away from the sun as viewed from Earth. The observatory will be open at 8:45pm for viewing Venus and Jupiter. Many star clusters and galaxies are on the observing list with Saturn making an appearance later during the observing session)

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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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