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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



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


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