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Saturday September 1, 2018 at 8:15 PM

Status updated by our Observatory Director on Saturday, September 1, 2018 at 6:47 PM

The forecast calls for mostly cloudy skies with a chance of thunderstorms
this evening. As a result our star party has been

Public Observing Event
at the ACA Observatory

Globular Clusters
The sky is filled with globular clusters and we’ll be observing many of them tonight. Also, we'll view the Coathanger star cluster and M26 star cloud through the 100mm wide field telescope.

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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:     8:01 pm  (EDT)
Civil Twilight:     8:27 pm  (EDT)
Nautical Twilight:     9:00 pm  (EDT)
Astronomical Twilight:     9:35 pm  (EDT)
Moonrise:   11:30 pm  (EDT)  9/1/2018
Moon transit:     6:41 am  (EDT)  9/2/2018
Moonset:     2:00 pm  (EDT)  9/2/2018
Moon phase:   61.48% (waning gibbous)

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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