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Saturday September 23, 2017 at 7:45 PM

Status updated by our Observatory Director on Saturday, September 23, 2017 at 8:58 AM

Clear skies are forecasted for this evening.
The Observatory will open at 7:45pm.

Public Observing Event
at the ACA Observatory


Classical Music Night

Listen to the best musical selections of Mozart, Bach, & Vivaldi by which to gaze at the stars.

The observing list includes:

● Saturn
● Owl Cluster
● Herschel's Double Cluster
● Andromeda Galaxy
● Ring Nebula
● M23 open cluster
● Butterfly Cluster
● Blinking Nebula
● Hercules Cluster
● Wild Duck Cluster
● and MORE

  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:     7:24 pm  (EDT)
Civil Twilight:     7:49 pm  (EDT)
Nautical Twilight:     8:21 pm  (EDT)
Astronomical Twilight:     8:53 pm  (EDT)
Moonrise:   10:29 am  (EDT) 9/23/2017
Moon transit:     4:06 pm  (EDT) 9/23/2017
Moonset:     9:36 pm  (EDT) 9/23/2017
Moon phase:   14.4% (waxing crescent)

The Moon will look like this afternoon and evening


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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