Public Night Sky Observing 08/09

When:
August 9, 2019 @ 9:00 pm – 11:00 pm
2019-08-09T21:00:00-05:00
2019-08-09T23:00:00-05:00
Where:
Watson Soccer field
1000 Essex Pkwy NW
Rochester, MN 55901
USA
Cost:
Free

Public Sky Observing of the young Moon – 9.7 days after New Moon, planets Jupiter, Saturn and dwarf planet Ceres, 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 2019/6/7 6/8 03:00 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 9:30 9:30 9:45 9 8 7 6 6
End 7 8 10 10:30 11:30 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 July 5 previous next September 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