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Saturday April 30, 2016 at 8:30 PM

Status updated on Saturday 4/30/2016 at 3:22pm by our Observatory Director:

The scheduled star party for this evening has been CANCELLED due to weather conditions. We may have an opportunity for an impromptu star
party Monday evening with Jupiter well-placed for observing.

Announcement for the Impromptu Star Party will be made on
the home page of our site sometime before Monday afternoon...

Public Observing Event
at the ACA Observatory

 

Jupiter
 
Jupiter is well placed for evening observing; view equatorial bands and four Galilean Moons.
The Ghost of Jupiter is also well placed.
There are many objects on the observing list including numerous galaxies.

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.Visible satellite passes from the ACA Observatory:



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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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