Oct
4
Fri
Public Night Sky Observing 10/04 @ Watson Soccer field
Oct 4 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Public Sky Observing of the young Moon – 6.7 days after New Moon, planets Jupiter, Saturn and Neptune, bright stars, double stars, and more by telescope with guidance members of the Rochester Astronomy Club.

Observing will be on parking of the Watson Soccer Field at Essex Pkwy; near West River Pkwy NW and 41st ST NW

For last minute announcements follow up Rochester Astronomy Club (RAC) facebook page https://www.facebook.com/rochesterastronomy/

General public is welcome.

corner corner Gartner Hercules Atlas Frascatorius Theophilus Langrenus Mare Tranqullitatis Mare Fecunditatis Mare Nectaris Mare Crisium

Moon to observe during event 2019/10/4 10/6 02:00 UT
Credit: NASA Scientific Visualization Studio

 

Friday evening Public Sky Observing in 2019

2019 Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day 11 08 155 12 10 07 05 095 06 04 01 065
Start 6 7 8 8:30 9:00 9:30 9:45 9 8 7 6 6
End 7 8 10 10:30 11:00 11:30 11:45 11 10 9 8 7
☽ age 4.3 3.7 9.1 7.7 6.3 5.0 3.7 9.7 8.3 6.7 5.1 9.8
Planets ♆,♂,⛢ ♂,⛢ ⛢,♂ ☿,♂,♃;⚳ ♃,♄;⚳ ♃,♄;⚳ ♃,♄,♆;⚳ ♃,♄,♆ ♃,♄,♆, ♀,♄,♆,⛢
event September 6 previous next November 1

Symbols: Moon ☽, Mercury ☿, Venus ♀, Mars ♂, Jupiter ♃, Saturn ♄, Uranus ⛢ (or ♅), Neptune ♆; Dwarf planet Ceres ⚳
Day upper index5 means 5 weeks gap instead of regular 4 weeks

Nov
1
Fri
Public Night Sky Observing 11/01 @ Oxbow Park
Nov 1 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Public Sky Observing of the young Moon – 5.1 days after New Moon, planets Jupiter, Saturn and Neptune, bright stars, double stars, and more by telescope with guidance members of the Rochester Astronomy Club.

Observing will be on parking of the Watson Soccer Field at Essex Pkwy; near West River Pkwy NW and 41st ST NW

For last minute announcements follow up Rochester Astronomy Club (RAC) facebook page https://www.facebook.com/rochesterastronomy/

General public is welcome.

corner corner Gartner Hercules Atlas Frascatorius Theophilus Langrenus Mare Tranqullitatis Mare Fecunditatis Mare Nectaris Mare Crisium

Moon to observe during event 2019/11/1 11/2 01:00 UT
Credit: NASA Scientific Visualization Studio

 

Friday evening Public Sky Observing in 2019

2019 Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day 11 08 155 12 10 07 05 095 06 04 01 065
Start 6 7 8 8:30 9:00 9:30 9:45 9 8 7 6 6
End 7 8 10 10:30 11:00 11:30 11:45 11 10 9 8 7
☽ age 4.3 3.7 9.1 7.7 6.3 5.0 3.7 9.7 8.3 6.7 5.1 9.8
Planets ♆,♂,⛢ ♂,⛢ ⛢,♂ ☿,♂,♃;⚳ ♃,♄;⚳ ♃,♄;⚳ ♃,♄,♆;⚳ ♃,♄,♆ ♃,♄,♆, ♀,♄,♆,⛢
event October 4 previous next December 6

Symbols: Moon ☽, Mercury ☿, Venus ♀, Mars ♂, Jupiter ♃, Saturn ♄, Uranus ⛢ (or ♅), Neptune ♆; Dwarf planet Ceres ⚳
Day upper index5 means 5 weeks gap instead of regular 4 weeks

Dec
6
Fri
Public Night Sky Observing 12/06 @ Oxbow Park
Dec 6 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Public Sky Observing of the young Moon – 9.8 days after New Moon, planets Venus, Saturn, Neptune and Uranus, bright stars, double stars, and more by telescope with guidance members of the Rochester Astronomy Club.

Observing will be on parking of the Watson Soccer Field at Essex Pkwy; near West River Pkwy NW and 41st ST NW

For last minute announcements follow up Rochester Astronomy Club (RAC) facebook page https://www.facebook.com/rochesterastronomy/

General public is welcome.

corner corner Gartner Hercules Atlas Frascatorius Theophilus Langrenus Mare Tranqullitatis Mare Fecunditatis Mare Nectaris Mare Crisium

Moon to observe during event 2019/11/1 11/2 01:00 UT
Credit: NASA Scientific Visualization Studio

 

Friday evening Public Sky Observing in 2019

2019 Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day 11 08 155 12 10 07 05 095 06 04 01 065
Start 6 7 8 8:30 9:00 9:30 9:45 9 8 7 6 6
End 7 8 10 10:30 11:00 11:30 11:45 11 10 9 8 8
☽ age 4.3 3.7 9.1 7.7 6.3 5.0 3.7 9.7 8.3 6.7 5.1 9.8
Planets ♆,♂,⛢ ♂,⛢ ⛢,♂ ☿,♂,♃;⚳ ♃,♄;⚳ ♃,♄;⚳ ♃,♄,♆;⚳ ♃,♄,♆ ♃,♄,♆, ♀,♄,♆,⛢
event November 1 previous next January 3 2020

Symbols: Moon ☽, Mercury ☿, Venus ♀, Mars ♂, Jupiter ♃, Saturn ♄, Uranus ⛢ (or ♅), Neptune ♆; Dwarf planet Ceres ⚳


Friday evening Public Sky Observing in 2020: Jan – Mar: Oxbow; May – Oct: Soccer Field

2020 Jan Jan Feb Mar May May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day 03 31 28 27

015 29 26 24 285 25 23 20 18
Start 6 6 6:30 8 9 9:30 9:45 9:30 8:30 7:30 7 6 6
End 8 8 8:30 10 11 11:30 11:45 11:30 10:30 9:30 9 8 8
☽ age 8.1 6.4 4.8 3.2 8.7 7.3 6.0 4.7 10.8 9.4 7.9 6.3 4.6
Planets ♀,♆,⛢ ☿,♀,
♆,⛢
♀,♆,⛢ ♀,♆ ☿,♀ ♃,♄ ♃,♄,⛢ ♃,♄,⛢ ♃,♄,
♆,⛢
♃,♄,
♆,⛢
♃,♄,
♆,⛢
♃,♄,
♆,⛢
event previous next 2020

Day upper index5 means 5 weeks gap instead of regular 4 weeks