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Saturday May 28, 2016 at 9:00 PM

Status updated on Saturday 5/28/2016 at 7:30 PM by our Observatory Director:

Clouds from tropical storm Bonnie are now entering southern Ohio
and moving toward observatory as are clouds from southwest
so star party tonight is
CANCELLED. Thanks for your patience.

Public Observing Event
at the ACA Observatory

 

Quasar 3C 273
 
Observe the most distant object within reach of the observatory telescope: Quasar 3C 273 is 2.4 billion light-years away and receding from us
at 16% the speed of light.

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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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