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Friday May 6, 2016 from 8:15 PM to 10:30 PM
Announced by our Observatory Director on Tuesday 5/3/2016 at 5:28 PM

Status updated on Friday 5/6/2016 at 6:00 AM by our Observatory Director:

The observatory will open at 8:30pm this evening for an observing session.
We'll have clear skies this evening!

Public Observing Event

at the ACA Observatory


Impromptu Event! 

Tonight we'll be viewing Jupiter and other celestial objects. The Great Red Spot is well placed for viewing at star party time. Globular cluster M3, Beehive Cluster and other
galaxies of the Virgo Cluster are all on our observing list.


The forecast calls for Clear Skies!

  Click for MAP & DIRECTIONS to ACA Observatory

.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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