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Sunday May 5, 2019 at 8:45 PM
Rescheduled from yesterday...

Status updated by our Observatory Director on Sunday, May 5, 2019 at 4:50 PM

Observatory will open at 8:45pm with some nice double stars to view.
Also on the observing list is the Needle Galaxy.

Observatory will open at 8:45pm

Public Observing Event
at the ACA Observatory
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Galaxies
 
Globular clusters M3 & M5, and The Virgo Galaxy Cluster are all well placed for viewing. The Whirlpool Galaxy is near zenith. Double stars
will start the observing session at 8:45pm. We should be able to catch some meteors from the
Eta Aquarid Meteor Shower that peaks on May 6th.
 Star party confirmation will be posted here by 6:00 PM Sunday.

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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...

 
 

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

 

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