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Saturday June 4, 2016 at 9:00 PM

Status updated by our Observatory Director on Saturday June 4, 2016 at 4:27 PM

This event has been CANCELLED due to weather conditions

Public Observing Event
at the ACA Observatory

 

Mars!
 
Mars reached opposition on May 22nd. Mars is closest
to Earth at this point in its orbit and best for observing Martian surface features. However, it won't be well-placed in the sky until later in the evening.

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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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