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Saturday April 1, 2017 at 8:00 PM

Status updated by our Observatory Director on Saturday, April 01, 2017 at 5:44 PM:

The skies are slowly clearing from the west and hope clearing will reach observatory by star party time. Crescent Moon and many nice star clusters
to view. Because of cold weather, observatory will be open from 8:00pm
to 10:00pm. Observatory will close early if skies do not clear.

Public Observing Event
at the ACA Observatory


We’ll observe a 5 day old Moon and open star clusters of Winter & Spring Constellations including M37, M41, M67 & the Beehive Cluster

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.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:     7:54 pm  (EDT)
Civil Twilight:     8:19 pm  (EDT)
Nautical Twilight:     8:52 pm  (EDT)
Astronomical Twilight:     9:26 pm  (EDT)
Moonrise:   10:30 am  (EDT) 4/1/2017
Moon transit:     5:53 pm  (EDT) 4/1/2017
Moonset:     1:19 am  (EDT) 4/2/2017
Moon phase:   30.3% (waxing crescent)

The Moon will look like this tonight


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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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