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Thursday September 26, 2019 from 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Announced by our Observatory Director on Wednesday 9/25/2019 at 4:30 PM

Status updated on Thursday September 26, 2019 at 12:45PM

The observatory will open this evening at 7:30 PM for stargazing

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?

Clear skies are predicted for Thursday evening. We plan to have a star party starting at 7:30pm with Saturn in the eyepiece. We will also view NGC 6633,
Wild Duck Cluster, Herschel's Double Cluster, Swan Nebula through OIII filter,
M15 and Great Hercules Cluster, M92, and more.

The observatory will open at 7:30 PM this evening  for stargazing

Please dress appropriately for expected temperature conditions

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