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Thursday Aug 14, 2014 - 8:30 PM to 10:30 PM

The observatory will be open at 8:15pm with Saturn in the eyepiece.

Public Observing Event
at the ACA Observatory


Impromptu Event!

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

On tonight's observing list...

  ◊  Saturn
  ◊  Great Hercules Cluster (M13 aka NGC 6205)
  ◊  Blinking Nebula (NGC 6826)
  ◊  Wild Duck Cluster (M11 aka NGC 6705)
  ◊  globular cluster M22 (aka NGC 6656)
  ◊  Swan Nebula (M16 aka NGC 6611)
  ◊  Ring Nebula (M57 aka NGC 6720)
  ◊  globular cluster M15 (aka NGC 7078)
  ◊  Butterfly Cluster (M6 aka NGC 6405)
  ◊  Albireo, and more.

  Click for MAP & DIRECTIONS to ACA Observatory

.Visible satellite passes from the ACA Observatory:


 -0.7 mag pass at 9:57:44pm
 -0.4 mag pass at 11:33:56pm


 No passes tonight

Iridium Flares:

 No passes tonight

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Live AccuWeather Satellite Mosaic

Solar System objects rise/transit/set times from the ACA Observatory on the date of this event...

New feature: The "T" on each object's line in the chart above indicates the time of transit in addition to the rise and set times for the object.

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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