[Astronomy Club of Akron Logo] Oct 21 - Double Stars


 

Saturday October 21, 2017 at 7:00 PM

Status updated by our Observatory Director on Saturday 10/21/2017 at 5:26 PM

Based on current weather conditions and this evening's forecast,
tonight's event has been
CANCELLED

Public Observing Event
at the ACA Observatory

 

Double Star Observing
 

Tonight, we'll be observing double stars including some double stars that can be resolved with binoculars. Our observing list includes : 61 Cyg, Albireo, and many more!

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.Visible satellite passes from the ACA Observatory:

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

     
Sunset:     6:39 pm  (EDT)
Civil Twilight:     7:04 pm  (EDT)
Nautical Twilight:     7:36 pm  (EDT)
Astronomical Twilight:     8:08 pm  (EDT)
Moonrise:     9:17 am  (EDT) 10/21/2017
Moon transit:     2:45 pm  (EDT) 10/21/2017
Moonset:     8:08 pm  (EDT) 10/21/2017
Moon phase:     4.7% (waxing crescent)





The Moon will look like this evening

 

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Live AccuWeather Satellite Mosaic


Jet Stream
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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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