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Saturday May 7, 2016 at 7:45 PM

Status updated by our Observatory Director on Saturday May 7/2016 at 8:00 PM:

Event has been CANCELLED due to weather conditions.
Heavy rain, thunder & lightning moved in right at the time our
presenters were arriving to set up equipment for the presentations.
Ah, such is life lately in NE Ohio...

Public Observing Event
at the ACA Observatory

 

Telescope Seminar
 
Members of the ACA will describe the advantages
& disadvantages of each type of telescope.
The observing session which follows will
include Jupiter, Double Stars & Galaxies,
weather permitting, of course.

Here's the lineup for tonight's talk...

Refractor Telescopes:

Dave Jessie

Reflector Telescopes:

Glenn Cameron

Schmidt-Cassegrain:

Ron Kalinoski

Eyepieces:

Phil Creed

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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
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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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