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Saturday August 11, 2018 at 5:00 PM

Status: This event will occur regardless of weather conditions...

This is one of the few astronomical events that will occur regardless of weather conditions. Large tents provide cover for the tables in the event of rain during the dinner.


MVAS* OTAA* Convention
at the Cortese Observatory
in Newton Falls, Ohio


Observe, Visit, Eat, Learn!
One of our favorite events of the year!
Bring a dish to share for dinner with
fellow attendees. Door prizes.
Lots of fun!!

*MVAS - Mahoning Valley Astronomical Society
Ohio Turnpike Astronomers Association

Note: This event will occur rain or shine
Click for MAP & DIRECTIONS to MVAS's Observatory

Click here for a special flyer about the
MVAS OTAA convention including full details

Visible satellite passes from the MVAS Cortese Observatory:

Solar System objects rise/transit/set times from the MVAS Cortese Observatory on this date...


Sun & Moon information for 8/11/2018

Sunset:     8:31 pm  (EDT)
Civil Twilight:     8:58 pm  (EDT)
Nautical Twilight:     9:35 pm  (EDT)
Astronomical Twilight:   10:14 pm  (EDT)
Moonrise:     6:30 am  (EDT) 8/11/2018
Moon transit:     1:49 pm  (EDT) 8/11/2018
Moonset:     8:59 pm  (EDT) 8/11/2018
Moon phase:     0.6% (waxing crescent)

The Moon will look like this today



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The darker blue the squares are, the better the viewing!


Live AccuWeather Satellite Mosaic

Jet Stream (updates automatically to latest available image)
    The Jet Stream affects astronomical "seeing" (steadiness of the air)
    If we're in a gray area, seeing will not be as good as in a white area.
    If we're in a white area, the shorter the arrows, the better.

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