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Saturday April 9, 2016 at 8:00 PM
(rescheduled from 4/2/2016)

Status updated by our Observatory Director on Saturday 4/9/2016 at 5:44 PM:

 
Our star party for this evening has been CANCELLED
due to clouds, wind, and cold temperatures.
The extended forecast calls for clear skies and warmer temperature Wednesday night so we tentatively plan to have an impromptu star party.
The Website will be updated when plans are finalized.

Public Observing Event
at the ACA Observatory

 

Messier Marathon*!
 
Stay all night to observe the complete list of
110 Messier objects with ACA club members.  We'll have the best free coffee in Akron
brewing all night.

  Click for MAP & DIRECTIONS to ACA Observatory

Official ACA Messier Marathon Observers' Forms are available here

*What's a "Messier Marathon?" Click here for additional information!

.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

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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
(
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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