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Saturday October 14, 2017 at 6:45 PM

Status updated by our Observatory Director on Saturday, October 14, 2017 at 3:47 PM:

Stargazing tonight! We'll start at 6:45pm with a presentation on The Anthropic Principle. This talk will deal with the precise values of the Constants of Nature that allow our Universe to be the way we see it. Observing session follows the presentation accompanied by musical selections from the Andrews Sisters. Lots on the observing list!

Public Observing Event
at the ACA Observatory


Anthropic Principle


Our presentation will be followed by an
observing session: Autumn Sky Tour and
observing Herschelís Double Cluster,
Andromeda Galaxy, and globular cluster M15.

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Solar System objects rise/transit/set times from the ACA Observatory on the date of this event...

Sunset:     6:49 pm  (EDT)
Civil Twilight:     7:49 pm  (EDT)
Nautical Twilight:     8:21 pm  (EDT)
Astronomical Twilight:     8:53 pm  (EDT)
Moonrise:     1:56 am  (EDT) 10/14/2017
Moon transit:     9:12 am  (EDT) 10/14/2017
Moonset:     4:20 pm  (EDT) 10/14/2017
Moon phase:   23.9% (waning crescent)

The Moon will look like this afternoon


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