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Saturday September 24, 2016 at 7:45 PM

Status updated by our Observatory Director on Saturday 9/24/2016 at 9:16 AM:

All forecasts call for clear skies!
The Observatory will open at 7:30 PM this evening.

Public Observing Event
at the ACA Observatory


Planetary Nebulae Night
Tonight's observing agenda includes:
Saturn Nebula, Ring Nebula, Cat's Eye Nebula,
Blue Snowball, & Blue Flash Nebula. In addition, Saturn & Neptune will be well-placed for us tonight.
Star clusters M23, the Wild Duck Cluster,
Herschel Double Cluster, Great Hercules Cluster,
& M92 will also be observed.

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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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