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Saturday May 12, 2018 at 8:30 PM

Status updated by our Observatory Director on Saturday, May 12, 2018 at 2:00 PM

Due to the nature of the weather forecast,
the star party for this evening has been

Public Observing Event
at the ACA Observatory

Double Stars
We’ll examine the Mizar-Alcor star system with the 100mm wide field telescope and then close-up with 16” observatory telescope to view optical & visual doubles. Observing session will follow.

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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:     8:37 pm  (EDT)
Civil Twilight:     9:05 pm  (EDT)
Nautical Twilight:     9:44 pm  (EDT)
Astronomical Twilight:   10:26 pm  (EDT)
Moonrise:     4:50 am  (EDT) 5/12/2018
Moon transit:   11:05 am  (EDT) 5/12/2018
Moonset:     5:29 pm  (EDT) 5/12/2018
Moon phase:     7.94% (waning crescent)

The Moon will look like this today



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ical "seeing" (steadiness of the air), the shorter the arrows, the better.


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