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Thursday July 23, 2015 from 8:45pm to 10:15pm

Status updated by our Observatory Director on 7/23/2015 at 4:13pm:

It looks like a great evening for a star party!
Some clouds, dissipating quickly...clear skies at star party time.

Observatory will open at 8:45pm.

Public Observing Event

at the ACA Observatory


Impromptu Event!

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

What will we be looking at tonight?

Lunar observing with a First Quarter Moon, many double stars to observe, plus Saturn, Great Hercules Cluster, Cat's Eye Nebula, M3, and possibly some star clusters in Sagittarius and more!

We hope to see you here at this impromptu event.

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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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