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May 23, 2018 from 8:45pm to 10:00pm
Announced by our Observatory Director on Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at 8:09 AM

Status updated by our Observatory Director on Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at 2:23pm.

Observatory will open at 8:45pm this evening for stargazing.
We will have clear skies tonight and the transparency & seeing conditions
are predicted to be good. Io is going to make a transit of Jupiter
with its shadow visible during our observing session.

Public Observing Event

at the ACA Observatory


Impromptu Event -
Planet & Lunar Party

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

What will we be looking at tonight?

The forecast for Wednesday evening is clear skies. We plan to have a
star party viewing Venus, Jupiter, and the Moon. Venus will be first
in the eyepiece at 8:45pm, followed by the Moon, and then Jupiter.

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Jet Stream
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    If we're in a white area, the shorter the arrows, the better.

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