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Saturday May 19, 2018 at 8:45 PM

Status updated by our Observatory Director on Saturday, May 19, 2018 at 2:32 PM.

The star party for this evening is CANCELLED due to weather conditions.
We will try to have another Venus-Lunar party next week if conditions allow.

Public Observing Event
at the ACA Observatory

Virgo Galaxy Cluster
The Virgo Galaxy Cluster is well-placed for observing. Come out to observe M87; a giant elliptical galaxy weighing a trillion solar masses with a 6 billion solar mass black hole at the center. Sky Tour of the Spring Constellations.

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.Visible satellite passes from the ACA Observatory:

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

Sunset:     8:44 pm  (EDT)
Civil Twilight:     9:13 pm  (EDT)
Nautical Twilight:     9:52 pm  (EDT)
Astronomical Twilight:   10:37 pm  (EDT)
Moonrise:   10:06 am  (EDT) 5/19/2018
Moon transit:     5:40 pm  (EDT) 5/19/2018
Moonset:     1:09 am  (EDT) 5/20/2018
Moon phase:   26.67% (waxing crescent)

The Moon will look like this today



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


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