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Saturday June 25, 2016 at 9:00 PM

Status updated by our Observatory Director on Saturday 6/25/2016 at 1:02 PM:

Mars, Saturn, & Jupiter are well-placed in the evening sky.
The observatory will open at 9:00pm for early viewing of planets followed by observations of Whirlpool Galaxy & Great Hercules Cluster.

Public Observing Event
at the ACA Observatory


View Saturn, its moons Titan, Rhea, & Dione, and famous Cassini Division within ring system. Ring tilt is near maximum as seen from Earth: currently 26

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.Visible satellite passes from the ACA Observatory:

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Live AccuWeather Satellite Mosaic

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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