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Saturday September 8, 2018 at 8:00 PM

Status updated by our Observatory Director on Saturday, September 8, 2018 at 8:23 AM

This event has been CANCELLED due to weather conditions.

Public Observing Event
at the ACA Observatory

The constellation Sagittarius hosts many Messier Objects and we’ll try to find all of them tonight; including, the Butterfly Cluster that we’ll view with observatory telescope & 100mm wide field telescope. Sky Tour: Summer Constellations.

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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:     7:49 pm  (EDT)
Civil Twilight:     8:15 pm  (EDT)
Nautical Twilight:     8:48 pm  (EDT)
Astronomical Twilight:     9:22 pm  (EDT)
Moonrise:     5:22 am  (EDT)  9/8/2018
Moon transit:   12:32 pm  (EDT)  9/8/2018
Moonset:     7:32 pm  (EDT)  9/8/2018
Moon phase:     0.83% (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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