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Saturday March 25, 2017 at 8:00 PM

Status updated by our Observatory Director on Saturday 3/25/2017 at 2:20 PM.

Tonight's Messier Marathon has been cancelled due to weather conditions.

Public Observing Event
at the ACA Observatory


Messier Marathon*!
Stay all night to observe the complete list of
110 Messier objects with ACA club members.  We'll have the best free coffee in Akron
brewing all night.

  Click for MAP & DIRECTIONS to ACA Observatory

Official ACA Messier Marathon Observers' Forms are available here

*What's a "Messier Marathon?" Click here for additional information!

.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:     7:46 pm  (EDT)
Civil Twilight:     8:12 pm  (EDT)
Nautical Twilight:     8:44 pm  (EDT)
Astronomical Twilight:     9:17 pm  (EDT)
Moonrise:     5:59 am  (EDT) 3/25/2017
Moon transit:   11:33 am  (EDT) 3/25/2017
Moonset:     5:13 pm  (EDT) 3/25/2017
Moon phase:     5.8% (waning crescent)

The Moon will look like this afternoon


Be sure to hit the REFRESH / RELOAD button on your browser
(or the <F5> key on your keyboard) for up-to-date information for the Clear Sky Chart below...

Live AccuWeather Satellite Mosaic

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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