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Wednesday June 22, 2016 at 12:00 PM

Status updated on Wednesday 6/22/2-16 at 8:00 AM:

This event is going to occur as planned!

The skies aren't ideal, but we should be able to show
the campers what is happening on the Sun today
in both white-light and hydrogen-alpha light.

Important Outreach Event:

Camp Cheerful**
(an MDA* Camp)

Come out to show the children the
wonders of the daytime sky.

You'll be glad you did!


Exact coordinates of observing field (for auto GPS units or computerized telescopes):
N41.317175
  W81.801823  =>   N41 19' 02"  W81 48' 07"

Click for MAP & DIRECTIONS to Camp Cheerful
 

Wednesday is VIP Day which ends at 4:00 PM.
Lunch is at noon giving plenty of time for us to set up
solar observing equipment including both white-light
& Hydrogen-alpha solar telescopes.

*Muscular  Dystrophy  Association

**Camp Cheerful
15000 Cheerful Ln
Strongsville, OH 44136
Phone: (440) 238-6200

MDA office phone: (440) 816-0916

.Visible satellite passes from Camp Carl:

 
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Solar System objects rise/transit/set times on this date from Camp Cheerful...

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.
 

Sunset:     9:08 pm  (EDT)
Civil Twilight:     9:38 pm  (EDT)
Nautical Twilight:   10:22 pm  (EDT)
Astronomical Twilight:   11:13 pm  (EDT)
Moonrise:   10:36 pm  (EDT) 6/22/2016
Moon transit:     3:51 am  (EDT) 6/23/2016
Moonset:     9:11 am  (EDT) 6/23/2016
Moon phase:   92.5% (waning gibbous)





The Moon will look like this tonight

 

 

e

ical "seeing" (steadiness of the air), the shorter the arrows, the better.

 

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