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Tuesday April 12, 2016 at 8:10 PM
Announced by our Observatory Director on Sunday 4/10/2016 at 9:40 PM

Status updated by our Observatory Director on Tuesday 4/12/2016 at 4:18 PM

Observatory will open at 8:00 PM
Skies will continue to clear. All forecasts call for clear skies by 8pm.
Humidity is good at 45%. It should be a great evening to observe Jupiter & the Moon. Please dress for 15F cooler than nighttime predicted low temperature.

Public Observing Event

at the ACA Observatory


Impromptu Event! 

Jupiter & 5 day old Moon should put on a good show.
We'll start at sunset which has some advantage for
viewing planets like Jupiter while daylight persists.

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.Visible satellite passes from the ACA Observatory:

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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.


Live AccuWeather Satellite Mosaic

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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