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Saturday April 22, 2017 at 8:30 PM

Status updated on Saturday 4/22/2017 at 5:00 PM by our Observatory Director:

Skies are clearing and we should have good skies at star party time.
The observatory will open at 8:30pm.

Public Observing Event
at the ACA Observatory


Galaxy Night
Come out tonight to observe Bode’s Galaxy,
Cigar Galaxy, M106, M108, and M87 which
hosts a 6 billion solar mass black hole

  Click for MAP & DIRECTIONS to ACA Observatory

.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:     8:16 pm  (EDT)
Civil Twilight:     8:43 pm  (EDT)
Nautical Twilight:     9:18 pm  (EDT)
Astronomical Twilight:     9:56 pm  (EDT)
Moonrise:     4:30 am  (EDT) 4/22/2017
Moon transit:   10:11 am  (EDT) 4/22/2017
Moonset:     3:58 pm  (EDT) 4/22/2017
Moon phase:   16.0% (waning crescent)

The Moon will look like this tonight


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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