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Friday June 16, 2016 at 8:45 PM
Announced by our Observatory Director on Wednesday, June 14, 2017 9:40 PM

Status updated by our Observatory Director on Friday, June 16, 2017 at 6:34 PM:

The observatory will open at 8:45 PM

Public Observing Event
at the ACA Observatory


Impromptu Event!

It looks like a great evening for stargazing; cool temperatures, low humidity, and clear skies.

Here's what's on the observing list for tonight...

*  Jupiter will be perfectly placed for observing
*  Globular Cluster M13
*  Planetary Nebula M57 (Ring Nebula)
*  Elliptical galaxy M87
*  Globular Cluster M3
*  Many double stars

This event is proceeding as planned - the observatory will open at 8:45 PM

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

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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