[Astronomy Club of Akron Logo] Mar 25 - Messier


 

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:

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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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