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Status updated on Friday 11/18/2016 at 9:30 PM

This event has been CANCELLED due to unfortunate weather conditions


ACA Club Members Only
Observing Event

at Salt Fork State Park



Let's hope for clear skies at one of Ohio's Dark Sky Sites
for a rare "Members-Only" observing night.
Driving directions and
embedded Google Map are below...

  Click for MAP & DIRECTIONS to Salt Fork State Park

 
Directions to Salt Fork State Park,
14755 Cadiz Road, Lore City, OH 43755

1)  Take I-77 South to Exit 47 (near Cambridge, OH) for US-22 toward Cambridge/Cadiz

2)  Turn LEFT onto US-22 E/Cadiz Rd and continue for 6.5 miles

3)  Turn LEFT onto R-1 (park road) into Salt Fork State Park

 
Directions to Observing Location within Salt Fork State Park

1)  Pull into park from Cadiz Rd

2)  Follow curved R-1 park road for 2.3 miles and turn LEFT onto R-2 park road

3)  Continue on R-2 for 0.2 miles and turn LEFT into parking lot. You're there!

 
To get to Restrooms from the observing parking lot:

1)  Go back through the parking lot and turn RIGHT on the R-2 park road

2)  Proceed for 0.2 miles and turn RIGHT onto the R-1 park road

3)  Proceed 1.7 miles and turn LEFT onto R-16 park road
Restrooms are in the building in front of you.

 

Latitude Longitude

Park Entrance:

40.082287
 

40 4' 56"
-81.459769
 

 -81 27' 35"
Google Map

Observing Site:

40.090485
 

40 5' 26"
-81.492446
 

-81 29' 33"
Goggle Map

Restrooms:

40.089604
 

40 5' 23"
-81.467869
 

-81 28' 4"
Google Map


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  Latitude Longitude

Park Entrance:

40.082287
 

40 4' 56"
-81.459769
 

 -81 27' 35"
Google Map
Observing Site: 40.090485
 

40 5' 26"
-81.492446
 

-81 29' 33"
Goggle Map
Restrooms: 40.089604
 

40 5' 23"
-81.467869
 

-81 28' 4"
Google Map
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Solar System objects rise/transit/set times from Salt Fork State Park on the date of this event...

 

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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