[Astronomy Club of Akron Logo] Mar 18 - Orion


 

Saturday March 18, 2017 at 7:45 PM

Status updated on 3/18/2017 at 11:51 AM by our Observatory Director

Due to weather conditions, our star party scheduled for tonight
has been
CANCELLED. We'll try again next Saturday.

Public Observing Event
at the ACA Observatory
:

Orion Nebula

See the Orion Nebula, one of nature's most spectacular celestial objects, through the
ACA's 16” observatory telescope. We’ll also
view the Pleiades open cluster through our
wide field telescope. An ACA member will
take you on a sky tour of winter constellations.

  Click for MAP & DIRECTIONS to ACA Observatory

.Visible satellite passes from Camp Carl:

 
.Solar System objects rise/transit/set times from the ACA Observatory on the date of this event...

     
Sunset:     7:39 pm  (EDT)
Civil Twilight:     8:04 pm  (EDT)
Nautical Twilight:     8:36 pm  (EDT)
Astronomical Twilight:     9:09 pm  (EDT)
Moonrise:     0:33 am  (EDT) 3/18/2017
Moon transit:     5:51 am  (EDT) 3/18/2017
Moonset:   11:05 am  (EDT) 3/18/2017
Moon phase:   70.1% (waning gibbous)





The Moon will look like this today

 

 

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e

ical "seeing" (steadiness of the air), the shorter the arrows, the better.

 

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