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Friday November 4, 2016 at 7:00 PM

Event announced by our Observatory Director on Thursday November 3, 2016 at 6:50 AM:
Status updated by our Observatory Director on Friday, November 4, 2016 at 5:22 PM:

Observatory will open this evening at 6:45 PM for Venus viewing.
Perfect night for spending time at the eyepiece! Observatory opens at 6:45 PM for
"early bird" Venus viewing. Please dress for 15F cooler than nighttime
predicted low (gloves & hat recommended).


Looking at stars doesn't generate body heat, it only warms the heart.

Public Observing Event

at the ACA Observatory


Impromptu Event! 

Clear Skies are predicted for Friday evening so let's have
a star party! 5-day old Moon, Herschel's Double Cluster,
ET Cluster, Blue Snowball, Saturn Nebula,
Andromeda Galaxy, and more will be on the observing list.
The Best Free Coffee in Akron will be brewing during the observing session.

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.Visible satellite passes from the ACA Observatory:

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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
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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