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Saturday August 3, 2019 from 8:50 PM to ??
Announced by our Observatory Director on Saturday, August 3, 2019 at 7:36 AM

Status updated on Saturday August 3, 2019 at 4:20 PM

The observatory will be open this evening for stargazing.

We'll start at 8:50pm with Jupiter in the eyepiece.


Public Observing Event

at the ACA Observatory

 

Impromptu Event

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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The observatory will be open this evening for stargazing.
We'll start at 8:50pm with Jupiter in the eyepiece. Ring Nebula,
Wild Duck Cluster, Great Hercules Cluster, Swan Nebula, M24 Star Cloud,
open cluster M23, and globular clusters M3, M92, & M80 are all
on the observing list. Saturn has been looking beautiful through
the 16" observatory telescope;
We've had lots of comments that it looks 3-dimensional.

Star party will occur as scheduled at 8:50 PM with Jupiter in the eyepiece

Please dress appropriately for expected temperature conditions.

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