[Astronomy Club of Akron Logo] Camp Ed Bear (aka Camp CHOPS)


Friday May 29, 2020 at 8:00 PM

Status update: None posted yet...

This event requires good sky conditions and, living in Ohio, we all
know how unpredictable the weather can be. Cancellation, if necessary,
will be announced here so please check back before heading out.

Important Outreach Event:

Camp Ed Bear
(formerly known as Camp CHOPS*)
Camp Carl**

Come out to show the children the wonders
of the night sky - you'll be glad you did!

Exact coordinates of observing field (for auto GPS units or computerized telescopes):
N41.1180  W81.0999  =>   N41 07' 05"  W81 06'

We'll arrive by 8:00pm and set up telescopes in the field to the left of the main camp access driveway off Calvin Rd.  Campers will arrive in small groups throughout the evening.  This is the first of two events we conduct yearly for children from Children's Hospital at camps around the area.

Click for MAP & DIRECTIONS to Camp Carl

*Children's  Hospital  Oncology  Patients  and  Staff

**Camp Carl
8054 Calvin Rd
Ravenna, OH 44266
Phone: 330.315.5665

Located near the intersection of Alliance Rd and Calvin Rd in Ravenna, OH

.Visible satellite passes from Camp Carl:

Solar System objects rise/transit/set times on this date from Camp Carl...


Sunset:     8:52 pm  (EDT)
Civil Twilight:     9:22 pm  (EDT)
Nautical Twilight:   10:03 pm  (EDT)
Astronomical Twilight:   10:51 pm  (EDT)
Moonrise:   12:24 pm  (EDT)  5/29/2019
Moon transit:     7:35 pm  (EDT)  5/29/2020
Moonset:     2:34 am  (EDT)  5/30/2020
Moon phase:   49.24% (1st Quarter @23:30 pm)

We'll have a beautiful 1st Quarter Moon visible to us tonight!



Closest Clear Sky Chart to Camp Carl...

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


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