[Astronomy Club of Akron Logo] Apr 22 - Galaxies


 

Saturday April 22, 2017 at 8:30 PM

Status updated on Saturday 4/22/2017 at 5:00 PM by our Observatory Director:

Skies are clearing and we should have good skies at star party time.
The observatory will open at 8:30pm.

Public Observing Event
at the ACA Observatory

 

Galaxy Night
 
Come out tonight to observe Bode’s Galaxy,
Cigar Galaxy, M106, M108, and M87 which
hosts a 6 billion solar mass black hole

  Click for MAP & DIRECTIONS to ACA Observatory

.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...

     
Sunset:     8:16 pm  (EDT)
Civil Twilight:     8:43 pm  (EDT)
Nautical Twilight:     9:18 pm  (EDT)
Astronomical Twilight:     9:56 pm  (EDT)
Moonrise:     4:30 am  (EDT) 4/22/2017
Moon transit:   10:11 am  (EDT) 4/22/2017
Moonset:     3:58 pm  (EDT) 4/22/2017
Moon phase:   16.0% (waning crescent)





The Moon will look like this tonight

 

Be sure to hit the REFRESH / RELOAD button on your browser
(or the <F5> key on your keyboard) for up-to-date information for the Clear Sky Chart below...

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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