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Saturday July 22, 2017 at 9:00 PM

Status updated by our Observatory Director on Saturday, July 22, 2017 at 6:31 PM...

This event has been CANCELLED due to weather conditions.

The latest weather forecast calls for storms in Detroit to reach the observatory at star party time; as a result, the star party for this evening
is cancelled. The weather forecast for Tuesday evening calls for clear
skies, so we'll tentatively plan an impromptu star party for Tuesday.

Public Observing Event
at the ACA Observatory


Saturn observing this evening
and an ACA member will take you on
a Sky Tour of Summer Constellations

  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:     8:54 pm  (EDT)
Civil Twilight:     9:23 pm  (EDT)
Nautical Twilight:   10:03 pm  (EDT)
Astronomical Twilight:   10:48 pm  (EDT)
Moonrise:     5:18 am  (EDT) 7/22/2017
Moon transit:   12:50 pm  (EDT) 7/22/2017
Moonset:     8:18 pm  (EDT) 7/22/2017
Moon phase:     0.2% (New Moon)

The Moon will look like this late 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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