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Tuesday July 26, 2016 from 9:00 PM to ?:?? PM
Announced by our Observatory Director on Monday 7/25/2016 at 5:20 PM

Status updated by our Observatory Director on Tuesday 7/26/2016 at 5:33 PM:

Okay, clouds right now, but clouds should be out of area by 9:00pm.
So, we'll open observatory at 9pm. If clouds persist, we won't be able to observe.

 
Event Report:

We had beautiful skies Tuesday evening for this impromptu star party.
The Swan Nebula & Saturn looked fantastic!

 


Public Observing Event

at the ACA Observatory

 

Impromptu Event! 


The summer skies are filled with beautiful celestial objects.
Here are just a few that are on the observing list for this event: Jupiter, Saturn, Swan Nebula, Ring Nebula, Wild Duck Cluster, Great Hercules Cluster (at zenith), M24 star cloud, Butterfly Cluster, open cluster M23, and more.

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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.

 

Live AccuWeather Satellite Mosaic


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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