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Saturday September 29, 2018 from 7:30pm to ???
Announced by our Observatory Director on Thursday, September 27, 2018 at 5:12 PM

Status updated by our Observatory Director on Saturday, September 29, 2018 at 2:18 PM

Beautiful clear skies forecasted for this evening
and the radar seems to substantiate that forecast.

Observatory will open at 7:30 PM tonight for this event


Public Observing Event

at the ACA Observatory

 

Impromptu Event -
Mars, Saturn & deep sky objects

It looks like a great evening for stargazing; cool temperatures, low humidity, and clear skies.

What will we be looking at tonight?
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Beautiful clear skies forecasted for this evening and the radar
seems to substantiate that forecast.
Saturn & Mars will start the observing session, followed by Albireo,
OC NGC 6633, Wild Duck Cluster, Ring Nebula, Blue Snowball Nebula,
globular cluster M15, Saturn Nebula, Cat's Eye Nebula, and more.
 
Please park on east side of observatory grounds past second fence
(headed toward dock).
Please back-in with headlights facing road. Thanks for your cooperation.

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