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Saturday August 4, 2018 at 8:45 PM

Status update: None posted yet...

This event requires good sky conditions and, living in Ohio, we all
know how unpredictable the weather can be. Cancellation, if necessary,
will be announced here so please check back before heading out.

Public Observing Event
at the ACA Observatory

Mars makes its close approach to Earth and appears nearly as large as it ever gets. Observe Martian surface features! Venus observing early, followed by Jupiter and Saturn observing;
then our featured planet Mars!

  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:     8:41 pm  (EDT)
Civil Twilight:     9:09 pm  (EDT)
Nautical Twilight:     9:47 pm  (EDT)
Astronomical Twilight:   10:28 pm  (EDT)
Moonrise:     0:54 am  (EDT) 8/5/2018
Moon transit:     7:54 am  (EDT) 8/5/2018
Moonset:     3:03 pm  (EDT) 8/5/2018
Moon phase:   46.62% (waning crescent)

The Moon will look like this today



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...


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


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