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Tuesday July 25, 2017 at 9:00 PM
Announced by our Observatory Director on Monday, July 24, 2017 at 4:31 PM

Status updated by our Observatory Director on Tuesday, July 25, 2017 at 5:11 PM

Observatory will open at 9:00 PM
 

Looks like a great night of observing ahead with clear skies and low humidity.

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...

● Saturn
● Double-star Beta Scorpii
● Open cluster NGC 6633
● Blinking Nebula
● Ring Nebula
● Wild Duck Cluster
● Blue Flash Nebula
● and more!
● Also, we'll have our 8" Dob pointed at the Coathanger cluster

Looks like a great night for observing! The observatory will open at 9:00 PM

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