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Saturday September 27, 2014 at 7:30 PM

Current status: Event should occur as planned.
Cancellation, for any reason, will be announced here,
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Public Observing Event
at the ACA Observatory


4-day old Moon
A four day old Moon will be the first object on the observing list. Part of our observing session will be spent touring through the skies with an OIII filter; viewing a supernova remnant, a beautiful swan made of gas & dust, and several planetary & emission nebulae - you won't want to miss this! Many other objects are on the observing list.  The Best Free Coffee in Akron will be brewing all observing session.

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.Visible satellite passes from the ACA Observatory:


 no passes tonight


 no passes tonight

Iridium Flares:

 Iridium 70 mag 0.1 flare at 7:47:56pm
13°to Polaris' upper right

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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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