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Saturday July 7, 2018 at 9:00 PM

Status updated by our Observatory Director on Saturday, July 7, 2018 at 10:26am

We had excellent seeing conditions last night with 5th
magnitude transparency. The forecast calls for a repeat tonight.
Venus, Jupiter, Saturn, M24 Star Cloud, Blinking Nebula, Ring Nebula,
Swan Nebula, Wild Duck Cluster, plus lots more on the observing list.

 

Observatory will open at 9:00pm.

Public Observing Event
at the ACA Observatory
:

Ring Nebula
 
The Ring Nebula is a stunning sight in the 16 observatory telescope; placed in the Milky Way, observers can see the nebula set in a field rich with stars.
 

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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:     9:04 pm  (EDT)
Civil Twilight:     9:34 pm  (EDT)
Nautical Twilight:   10:16 pm  (EDT)
Astronomical Twilight:   11:05 pm  (EDT)
Moonrise:     2:21 am  (EDT) 7/8/2018
Moon transit:     9:12 am  (EDT) 7/8/2018
Moonset:     4:12 pm  (EDT) 7/8/2018
Moon phase:   31.78% (waning crescent)





The Moon will look like this today

 

 

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...

e

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

 

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