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Thursday September 27, 2018 from 7:30pm to 9:30pm
Announced by our Observatory Director on Wednesday, September 26, 2018 at 5:33 PM

Status updated on Thursday, September 27, 2018 at 5:12 PM.

The forecast has changed and the current forecast for this evening
is for clouds & showers. The star party for this evening is

Public Observing Event

at the ACA Observatory


Impromptu Event -
Mars, Saturn & deep sky objects

It looks like a great evening for stargazing; cool temperatures, low humidity, and clear skies.

What will we be looking at tonight?

The forecast for Wednesday evening is clear skies. We plan to have a star party from 7:30pm to 9:30pm. Mars & Saturn are well-placed for observing with Mars showing a little more detail as dust from storms continues to settle. Many
globular clusters and planetary nebulae are on the observing list.

The star party for this evening is CANCELLED

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