Jun
11
Tue
Monthly Club Meeting – June 2024 @ RCTC Door 26 Rm# M1406
Jun 11 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Please come to the Rochester Astronomy Club monthly meetings! These meetings are free and open to the public. Each month we will try to bring you a different presentation and share observing notes and tips.

Agenda will be published on the Sunday before the meeting.

We will be broadcasting this meeting via ZOOM. You must register for this ZOOM meeting in order to attend. You will only need to register once to attend any of the 2024 ZOOM meetings

https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIuduuvrjssHtelVwZDZJamB-4-5huFN9w0

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Jun
14
Fri
CANCELED: Public Sky Observing 2024-06/14 @ Watson Soccer Field
Jun 14 @ 9:45 pm – 11:45 pm

Canceled due to cloudy weather!

Public Sky Observing of the young Moon – 7.8 days after New Moon, planets bright stars, double stars, and more by telescope with guidance members of the Rochester Astronomy Club.

What to expect at Public Sky Observing – click here.

Reload this page before you leave for the event. Event can be cancelled in case of cloudy weather or another reason.

Moon on Friday June 14 evening


Credit: NASA Scientific Visualization Studio

Resources: In the Sky June/2024, Phases of the Moon 2024, Planets rise and set 06/14, Sun and Moon 06/14, Sun today, Holidays 2024
Moon Features You Can See From Earth,
Messier list, Caldwell list, Double stars list, Carbon stars list

2024 Public Sky Observing Plan
Month Day DoW Location Sunset Start End ☽ age Planets Title
Jan 19 Fri Oxbow Park 17:03 6:00 PM 7:30 PM 8.0 Rob Reid Presentation
Feb 16 Fri Oxbow Park 17:41 6:30 PM 8:00 PM 6.5 Luka Bajzer Presentation
Mar 15 Fri Oxbow Park 19:19 8:30 PM 10:00 PM 4.9 Josef Presentation
Apr 11 Thu Red Wing 19:52 8:45 PM 10:15 PM 2.4 Presentation and observing
Apr 12 Fri Oxbow Park 19:53 8:30 PM 10:00 PM 3.3 Presentation and observing
May 10 Fri Eagle Bluff 20:31 9:15 PM 4:00 AM 7.4 @Members night
May 17 Fri Watson 20:33 9:15 PM 11:15 PM 8.4 5/18 Astronomy Day
Jun 01 Sat Root River Park 20:48 9:30 PM 11:30 PM 24.3
Jun 07 Fri Eagle Bluff 20:51 9:45 PM 4:00 AM 0.4 @Members night
Jun 14 Fri Watson 20:56 9:45 PM 11:45 PM 7.8
Jun 29 Sat Root River Park 20:58 9:00 PM 12:00 AM 21.9
Jul 06 Sat Frontenac 20:56 9:45 PM 11:45 PM 0.7 Presentation and observing
Jul 12 Fri Watson 20:53 9:45 PM 11:45 PM 5.4
Jul 27 Sat Root River Park 20:40 9:30 PM 11:30 PM 20.6
Aug 09 Fri Watson 20:23 9:15 PM 11:15 PM 3.8
Aug 10 Sat Forestville 20:22 9:15 PM 11:15 PM 4.7 State wide star party
Aug 24 Sat Root River Park 20:00 8:45 PM 10:45 PM 19.2
Aug 31 Sat Frontenac 19:48 7:45 PM 10:45 PM 26.4 Presentation and observing
Sep 04 Wed Elgin 19:39 8:30 PM 10:30 PM 1.3 Presentation and observing
Sep 05 Thu Dodge Center PL 19:38 8:30 PM 11:30 PM 2.3 Presentation and observing
Sep 06 Fri Eagle Bluff 19:37 8:45 PM 10:45 PM 3.2 !StarBQ
Sep 07 Sat Eagle Bluff 19:35 8:45 PM 10:45 PM 4.1 !StarBQ
Sep 21 Sat Root River Park 19:09 8:15 PM 10:15 PM 17.7
Oct 11 Fri Watson 18:33 7:15 PM 9:15 PM 8.3 10/12 Astronomy Day
Oct 26 Sat Root River Park 18:08 7:00 PM 9:00 PM 23.4
Nov 08 Fri Oxbow Park 16:51 6:00 PM 7:30 PM 6.9 ?? Presentation
Dec 06 Fri Oxbow Park 16:32 6:00 PM 7:30 PM 4.4 ?? Presentation
event June 07 previous next June 29

☿ – Mercury, ♀ – Venus, ♂ – Mars, ♃ – Jupiter, ♄ – Saturn, ⛢ – Uranus, ♆ – Neptune

Color code
Oxbow Park Root River Park Soccer Fields Out of Rochester Moon visible

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Jun
29
Sat
Public Sky Observing 2024-06/29 @ Root River Park
Jun 29 @ 9:45 pm – 11:45 pm

Public Sky Observing of the planets Mercury bright stars, double stars, and more by telescope with guidance members of the Rochester Astronomy Club.

What to expect at Public Sky Observing – click here.

Reload this page before you leave for the event. Event can be cancelled in case of cloudy weather or another reason.

 

Astroleague Tools and Information: June 2024

Resources: In the Sky June/2024, Phases of the Moon 2024, Planets rise and set 06/29, Sun and Moon 06/29, Sun today, Holidays 2024
Moon Features You Can See From Earth,
Messier list, Caldwell list, Double stars list, Carbon stars list

2024 Public Sky Observing Plan
Month Day DoW Location Sunset Start End ☽ age Planets Title
Jan 19 Fri Oxbow Park 17:03 6:00 PM 7:30 PM 8.0 Rob Reid Presentation
Feb 16 Fri Oxbow Park 17:41 6:30 PM 8:00 PM 6.5 Luka Bajzer Presentation
Mar 15 Fri Oxbow Park 19:19 8:30 PM 10:00 PM 4.9 Josef Presentation
Apr 11 Thu Red Wing 19:52 8:45 PM 10:15 PM 2.4 Presentation and observing
Apr 12 Fri Oxbow Park 19:53 8:30 PM 10:00 PM 3.3 Presentation and observing
May 10 Fri Eagle Bluff 20:31 9:15 PM 4:00 AM 7.4 @Members night
May 17 Fri Watson 20:33 9:15 PM 11:15 PM 8.4 5/18 Astronomy Day
Jun 01 Sat Root River Park 20:48 9:30 PM 11:30 PM 24.3
Jun 07 Fri Eagle Bluff 20:51 9:45 PM 4:00 AM 0.4 @Members night
Jun 14 Fri Watson 20:56 9:45 PM 11:45 PM 7.8
Jun 29 Sat Root River Park 20:58 9:00 PM 12:00 AM 21.9
Jul 06 Sat Frontenac 20:56 9:45 PM 11:45 PM 0.7 Presentation and observing
Jul 12 Fri Watson 20:53 9:45 PM 11:45 PM 5.4
Jul 27 Sat Root River Park 20:40 9:30 PM 11:30 PM 20.6
Aug 09 Fri Watson 20:23 9:15 PM 11:15 PM 3.8
Aug 10 Sat Forestville 20:22 9:15 PM 11:15 PM 4.7 State wide star party
Aug 24 Sat Root River Park 20:00 8:45 PM 10:45 PM 19.2
Aug 31 Sat Frontenac 19:48 7:45 PM 10:45 PM 26.4 Presentation and observing
Sep 04 Wed Elgin 19:39 8:30 PM 10:30 PM 1.3 Presentation and observing
Sep 05 Thu Dodge Center PL 19:38 8:30 PM 11:30 PM 2.3 Presentation and observing
Sep 06 Fri Eagle Bluff 19:37 8:45 PM 10:45 PM 3.2 !StarBQ
Sep 07 Sat Eagle Bluff 19:35 8:45 PM 10:45 PM 4.1 !StarBQ
Sep 21 Sat Root River Park 19:09 8:15 PM 10:15 PM 17.7
Oct 11 Fri Watson 18:33 7:15 PM 9:15 PM 8.3 10/12 Astronomy Day
Oct 26 Sat Root River Park 18:08 7:00 PM 9:00 PM 23.4
Nov 08 Fri Oxbow Park 16:51 6:00 PM 7:30 PM 6.9 ?? Presentation
Dec 06 Fri Oxbow Park 16:32 6:00 PM 7:30 PM 4.4 ?? Presentation
event June 14 previous next July 06

☿ – Mercury, ♀ – Venus, ♂ – Mars, ♃ – Jupiter, ♄ – Saturn, ⛢ – Uranus, ♆ – Neptune

Color code
Oxbow Park Root River Park Soccer Fields Out of Rochester Moon visible

Facebook page

Jul
6
Sat
Presentation & Public Sky Observing 2024-07/06 at Frontenac @ Frontenac State Park
Jul 6 @ 8:30 pm – 11:45 pm

8:30 PM Presentation about Sky

by RAC Vice President John Attewell, PhD.
by NASA Solar System ambassador dr. Randy Hemann.

9:45 PM Observing

Public Sky Observing of the young Moon – 0.7 days after New Moon(9:40PM ~ 4 deg above horizon), planet Mercury(9:40PM ~ 5 deg above horizon), periodic comet 13P/Olbers,(10:30PM ~ 17 deg above horizon, 7 mag), bright stars, double stars, and more by telescope with guidance members of the Rochester Astronomy Club.

What to expect at Public Sky Observing – click here.

Reload this page before you leave for the event. Event can be cancelled in case of cloudy weather or another reason.

Astroleague Tools and Information: June 2024

Moon on Saturday July 6 evening

Credit: NASA Scientific Visualization Studio

Resources: In the Sky July/2024, Phases of the Moon 2024, Planets rise and set 07/06, Sun and Moon 07/06, Sun today, Holidays 2024
Moon Features You Can See From Earth,
Messier list, Caldwell list, Double stars list, Carbon stars list

2024 Public Sky Observing Plan
Month Day DoW Location Sunset Start End ☽ age Planets Title
Jan 19 Fri Oxbow Park 17:03 6:00 PM 7:30 PM 8.0 Rob Reid Presentation
Feb 16 Fri Oxbow Park 17:41 6:30 PM 8:00 PM 6.5 Luka Bajzer Presentation
Mar 15 Fri Oxbow Park 19:19 8:30 PM 10:00 PM 4.9 Josef Presentation
Apr 11 Thu Red Wing 19:52 8:45 PM 10:15 PM 2.4 Presentation and observing
Apr 12 Fri Oxbow Park 19:53 8:30 PM 10:00 PM 3.3 Presentation and observing
May 10 Fri Eagle Bluff 20:31 9:15 PM 4:00 AM 7.4 @Members night
May 17 Fri Watson 20:33 9:15 PM 11:15 PM 8.4 5/18 Astronomy Day
Jun 01 Sat Root River Park 20:48 9:30 PM 11:30 PM 24.3
Jun 07 Fri Eagle Bluff 20:51 9:45 PM 4:00 AM 0.4 @Members night
Jun 14 Fri Watson 20:56 9:45 PM 11:45 PM 7.8
Jun 29 Sat Root River Park 20:58 9:00 PM 12:00 AM 21.9
Jul 06 Sat Frontenac 20:56 9:45 PM 11:45 PM 0.7 Presentation and observing
Jul 12 Fri Watson 20:53 9:45 PM 11:45 PM 5.4
Jul 27 Sat Root River Park 20:40 9:30 PM 11:30 PM 20.6
Aug 09 Fri Watson 20:23 9:15 PM 11:15 PM 3.8
Aug 10 Sat Forestville 20:22 9:15 PM 11:15 PM 4.7 State wide star party
Aug 24 Sat Root River Park 20:00 8:45 PM 10:45 PM 19.2
Aug 31 Sat Frontenac 19:48 7:45 PM 10:45 PM 26.4 Presentation and observing
Sep 04 Wed Elgin 19:39 8:30 PM 10:30 PM 1.3 Presentation and observing
Sep 05 Thu Dodge Center PL 19:38 8:30 PM 11:30 PM 2.3 Presentation and observing
Sep 06 Fri Eagle Bluff 19:37 8:45 PM 10:45 PM 3.2 !StarBQ
Sep 07 Sat Eagle Bluff 19:35 8:45 PM 10:45 PM 4.1 !StarBQ
Sep 21 Sat Root River Park 19:09 8:15 PM 10:15 PM 17.7
Oct 11 Fri Watson 18:33 7:15 PM 9:15 PM 8.3 10/12 Astronomy Day
Oct 26 Sat Root River Park 18:08 7:00 PM 9:00 PM 23.4
Nov 08 Fri Oxbow Park 16:51 6:00 PM 7:30 PM 6.9 ?? Presentation
Dec 06 Fri Oxbow Park 16:32 6:00 PM 7:30 PM 4.4 ?? Presentation
event June 29 previous next July 12

☿ – Mercury, ♀ – Venus, ♂ – Mars, ♃ – Jupiter, ♄ – Saturn, ⛢ – Uranus, ♆ – Neptune

Color code
Oxbow Park Root River Park Soccer Fields Out of Rochester Moon visible

Facebook page

Jul
9
Tue
Monthly Club Meeting – July 2024 @ RCTC Door 26 Rm# M1406
Jul 9 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Please come to the Rochester Astronomy Club monthly meetings! These meetings are free and open to the public. Each month we will try to bring you a different presentation and share observing notes and tips.

Agenda will be published on the Sunday before the meeting.

We will be broadcasting this meeting via ZOOM. You must register for this ZOOM meeting in order to attend. You will only need to register once to attend any of the 2024 ZOOM meetings

https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIuduuvrjssHtelVwZDZJamB-4-5huFN9w0

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Jul
12
Fri
Public Sky Observing 2024-07/12 @ Watson Soccer Field
Jul 12 @ 9:45 pm – 11:45 pm

Public Sky Observing of the young Moon – 5.4 days after New Moon, planets Mercury bright stars, double stars, and more by telescope with guidance members of the Rochester Astronomy Club.

What to expect at Public Sky Observing – click here.

Reload this page before you leave for the event. Event can be cancelled in case of cloudy weather or another reason.

Moon on Friday July 12 evening

Credit: NASA Scientific Visualization Studio

Resources: In the Sky July/2024, Phases of the Moon 2024, Planets rise and set 07/12, Sun and Moon 07/12, Sun today, Holidays 2024
Moon Features You Can See From Earth,
Messier list, Caldwell list, Double stars list, Carbon stars list

2024 Public Sky Observing Plan
Month Day DoW Location Sunset Start End ☽ age Planets Title
Jan 19 Fri Oxbow Park 17:03 6:00 PM 7:30 PM 8.0 Rob Reid Presentation
Feb 16 Fri Oxbow Park 17:41 6:30 PM 8:00 PM 6.5 Luka Bajzer Presentation
Mar 15 Fri Oxbow Park 19:19 8:30 PM 10:00 PM 4.9 Josef Presentation
Apr 11 Thu Red Wing 19:52 8:45 PM 10:15 PM 2.4 Presentation and observing
Apr 12 Fri Oxbow Park 19:53 8:30 PM 10:00 PM 3.3 Presentation and observing
May 10 Fri Eagle Bluff 20:31 9:15 PM 4:00 AM 7.4 @Members night
May 17 Fri Watson 20:33 9:15 PM 11:15 PM 8.4 5/18 Astronomy Day
Jun 01 Sat Root River Park 20:48 9:30 PM 11:30 PM 24.3
Jun 07 Fri Eagle Bluff 20:51 9:45 PM 4:00 AM 0.4 @Members night
Jun 14 Fri Watson 20:56 9:45 PM 11:45 PM 7.8
Jun 29 Sat Root River Park 20:58 9:00 PM 12:00 AM 21.9
Jul 06 Sat Frontenac 20:56 9:45 PM 11:45 PM 0.7 Presentation and observing
Jul 12 Fri Watson 20:53 9:45 PM 11:45 PM 5.4
Jul 27 Sat Root River Park 20:40 9:30 PM 11:30 PM 20.6
Aug 09 Fri Watson 20:23 9:15 PM 11:15 PM 3.8
Aug 10 Sat Forestville 20:22 9:15 PM 11:15 PM 4.7 State wide star party
Aug 24 Sat Root River Park 20:00 8:45 PM 10:45 PM 19.2
Aug 31 Sat Frontenac 19:48 7:45 PM 10:45 PM 26.4 Presentation and observing
Sep 04 Wed Elgin 19:39 8:30 PM 10:30 PM 1.3 Presentation and observing
Sep 05 Thu Dodge Center PL 19:38 8:30 PM 11:30 PM 2.3 Presentation and observing
Sep 06 Fri Eagle Bluff 19:37 8:45 PM 10:45 PM 3.2 !StarBQ
Sep 07 Sat Eagle Bluff 19:35 8:45 PM 10:45 PM 4.1 !StarBQ
Sep 21 Sat Root River Park 19:09 8:15 PM 10:15 PM 17.7
Oct 11 Fri Watson 18:33 7:15 PM 9:15 PM 8.3 10/12 Astronomy Day
Oct 26 Sat Root River Park 18:08 7:00 PM 9:00 PM 23.4
Nov 08 Fri Oxbow Park 16:51 6:00 PM 7:30 PM 6.9 ?? Presentation
Dec 06 Fri Oxbow Park 16:32 6:00 PM 7:30 PM 4.4 ?? Presentation
event July 06 previous next July 27

☿ – Mercury, ♀ – Venus, ♂ – Mars, ♃ – Jupiter, ♄ – Saturn, ⛢ – Uranus, ♆ – Neptune

Color code
Oxbow Park Root River Park Soccer Fields Out of Rochester Moon visible

Facebook page

Jul
17
Wed
ALCON 2024 Kansas City @ DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Kansas City - Overland Park
Jul 17 – Jul 20 all-day
Jul
27
Sat
Public Sky Observing 2024-07/27 @ Root River Park
Jul 27 @ 9:30 pm – 11:30 pm

Public Sky Observing of the planets Mercury bright stars, double stars, and more by telescope with guidance members of the Rochester Astronomy Club.

What to expect at Public Sky Observing – click here.

Reload this page before you leave for the event. Event can be cancelled in case of cloudy weather or another reason.

Resources: In the Sky July/2024, Phases of the Moon 2024, Planets rise and set 07/27, Sun and Moon 07/27, Sun today, Holidays 2024
Moon Features You Can See From Earth,
Messier list, Caldwell list, Double stars list, Carbon stars list

2024 Public Sky Observing Plan
Month Day DoW Location Sunset Start End ☽ age Planets Title
Jan 19 Fri Oxbow Park 17:03 6:00 PM 7:30 PM 8.0 Rob Reid Presentation
Feb 16 Fri Oxbow Park 17:41 6:30 PM 8:00 PM 6.5 Luka Bajzer Presentation
Mar 15 Fri Oxbow Park 19:19 8:30 PM 10:00 PM 4.9 Josef Presentation
Apr 11 Thu Red Wing 19:52 8:45 PM 10:15 PM 2.4 Presentation and observing
Apr 12 Fri Oxbow Park 19:53 8:30 PM 10:00 PM 3.3 Presentation and observing
May 10 Fri Eagle Bluff 20:31 9:15 PM 4:00 AM 7.4 @Members night
May 17 Fri Watson 20:33 9:15 PM 11:15 PM 8.4 5/18 Astronomy Day
Jun 01 Sat Root River Park 20:48 9:30 PM 11:30 PM 24.3
Jun 07 Fri Eagle Bluff 20:51 9:45 PM 4:00 AM 0.4 @Members night
Jun 14 Fri Watson 20:56 9:45 PM 11:45 PM 7.8
Jun 29 Sat Root River Park 20:58 9:00 PM 12:00 AM 21.9
Jul 06 Sat Frontenac 20:56 9:45 PM 11:45 PM 0.7 Presentation and observing
Jul 12 Fri Watson 20:53 9:45 PM 11:45 PM 5.4
Jul 27 Sat Root River Park 20:40 9:30 PM 11:30 PM 20.6
Aug 09 Fri Watson 20:23 9:15 PM 11:15 PM 3.8
Aug 10 Sat Forestville 20:22 9:15 PM 11:15 PM 4.7 State wide star party
Aug 24 Sat Root River Park 20:00 8:45 PM 10:45 PM 19.2
Aug 31 Sat Frontenac 19:48 7:45 PM 10:45 PM 26.4 Presentation and observing
Sep 04 Wed Elgin 19:39 8:30 PM 10:30 PM 1.3 Presentation and observing
Sep 05 Thu Dodge Center PL 19:38 8:30 PM 11:30 PM 2.3 Presentation and observing
Sep 06 Fri Eagle Bluff 19:37 8:45 PM 10:45 PM 3.2 !StarBQ
Sep 07 Sat Eagle Bluff 19:35 8:45 PM 10:45 PM 4.1 !StarBQ
Sep 21 Sat Root River Park 19:09 8:15 PM 10:15 PM 17.7
Oct 11 Fri Watson 18:33 7:15 PM 9:15 PM 8.3 10/12 Astronomy Day
Oct 26 Sat Root River Park 18:08 7:00 PM 9:00 PM 23.4
Nov 08 Fri Oxbow Park 16:51 6:00 PM 7:30 PM 6.9 ?? Presentation
Dec 06 Fri Oxbow Park 16:32 6:00 PM 7:30 PM 4.4 ?? Presentation
event July 12 previous next August 09

☿ – Mercury, ♀ – Venus, ♂ – Mars, ♃ – Jupiter, ♄ – Saturn, ⛢ – Uranus, ♆ – Neptune

Color code
Oxbow Park Root River Park Soccer Fields Out of Rochester Moon visible

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Jul
28
Sun
Nebraska Star Party 2024
Jul 28 – Aug 2 all-day

Save the date

The 31st Annual Nebraska Star Party

July 28th thru August 2nd, 2024

Aug
2
Fri
Members night 2024-08/02 @ Eagle Bluff parking
Aug 2 @ 9:00 pm – Aug 3 @ 5:00 am

Member’s moonless night. Great to observe deep sky objects.

Backup day is Saturday August 3rd.