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Saturday June 24, 2017 at 8:45 PM

Status updated by our Observatory Director on Saturday, June 24, 2017 at 11:16 AM:

The forecast for this evening is for mostly clear skies. We'll start at 8:45pm with a presentation on asteroids followed by observing session. The Great Hercules Cluster is well-placed near zenith. Jupiter, 24 Coma Bernices, Cor Caroli, elliptical galaxy M87, globular clusters M3, M92, & M80, Cat's Eye Nebula, open cluster M4, Ring Nebula, and more are on observing list.

Public Observing Event
at the ACA Observatory


Presentation: Asteroids
In celebration of Asteroid Day
Asteroids Juno & Vesta can be seen tonight.
Observing session to follow globular clusters.

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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:     9:05 pm  (EDT)
Civil Twilight:     9:36 pm  (EDT)
Nautical Twilight:   10:19 pm  (EDT)
Astronomical Twilight:   11:10 pm  (EDT)
Moonrise:     6:35 am  (EDT) 6/24/2017
Moon transit:     2:07 pm  (EDT) 6/24/2017
Moonset:     9:38 pm  (EDT) 6/24/2017
Moon phase:     1.5% (waxing crescent)

The Moon will look like this late 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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