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.
the ACA Observatory
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)
.Visible satellite passes from the ACA Observatory:
sure to hit the REFRESH / RELOAD button on your browser
(or the <F5> key on your keyboard) for up-to-date information
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.