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Saturday November 16, 2019 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Announced by our Observatory Director on Thursday, November 14, 2019 at 12:14 PM

Status updated by our Observatory Director on Saturday, November 16, 2019 at 8:36 AM

The forecast has improved to Clear Skies this evening.
We will be stargazing with the Leonid Meteor Shower overhead just one day
from peak! The Observatory will open at 7:00 PM with Stars & Meteors.

The Observatory will open at 7:00 PM with Stars & Meteors!

Public Observing Event

at the ACA Observatory


Impromptu Event

It looks like a great evening for stargazing

What will we be looking at tonight?

The forecast calls for mostly clear skies. Globular cluster M15 is well-placed
high in the sky, near zenith. Also on the observing list are open clusters M39,
M52, NGC 7789, and ET Cluster, and globular clusters M72, M71, and M56.
We'll also be observing some of Herschel's discoveries: Saturn Nebula,
Herschel's Double Cluster, Herschel's Garnet Star, and the planet Uranus.

The Observatory will open at 7:00 PM with Stars & Meteors!

Please dress appropriately for expected temperature conditions

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