[Astronomy Club of Akron Logo]


Wednesday October 7, 2015 from 7:15pm to 9:45pm

Status update by our Observatory Director on Wednesday 10/7/2015 at 4:52PM:

The observatory will be open at 7:15pm for stargazing. Herschel's Double Cluster
in our 16" observatory telescope and 8" Dobsonian for a "sweet" comparison.

Hope to see you here!

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?

Weather permitting, the observatory will be open from 7:15pm until 9:45pm. Lots of Summertime star clusters & nebulae
will be well-placed for evening observing.

We hope to see you here tonight.

  Click for MAP & DIRECTIONS to ACA Observatory

.Visible satellite passes from the ACA Observatory:

Be 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.

To contact club officers with questions or comments, please visit our Contacts page
Copyright 2017 Astronomy Club of Akron, Inc. - a 501(c)3 non-profit organization
This page of the ACA Website was last modified on 08/11/17


Web hosting provided by

CISNet Internet Services