Aug
20
Sat
Forestville Mystery Cave State Park – Dark Sky Festival – 2nd Annual @ Forestville Mystery Cave State Park
Aug 20 @ 12:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Aug
27
Sat
Public Sky Observing 2022-08/27 @ Root River Park
Aug 27 @ 8:30 pm – 10:30 pm

Public Sky Observing of the dark sky, planets Saturn, Neptune and Jupiter, bright stars, double stars, nebulas, star clusters, galaxies and more by telescope with guidance members of the Rochester Astronomy Club. There will be 0.8 days old Moon, almost invisible above West horizon. Comet C/2017 K2 PanSTARRS on hyperbolic orbit (e 1.0008) should be visible in the Scorpius, with estimated 9 mag. See planetarium and ephemeris AR = 16h00m07.5s Dec=-21°01’29.8″. Comet is not so far from M80 under Beta Scorpius star (Graffias):

C/2017-K2 on August 27 in Scorpius

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In the Sky August/2022
Sun and Moon data

2022 Public Sky Observing Plan
Month Day DoW Sunset Start End ☽ age Planets
Jan 07 Fri 16:49 6 7:30 5.8 ☿,♀,♄,♃,♆,⛢
Feb 04 Fri 17:25 6:30 8 4.1 ♃,♆,⛢
Mar 11 Fri 18:11 7 8:30 8.8
Apr 08 Fri 19:46 8:30 10:00 7.2
Apr 30 Sat 20:12 9:00 11:00 0.3
May 06 Fri 20:19 9 11 5.7 ☿ A.Day:5/7
May 28 Sat 20:43 9:30 11:30 28.3
Jun 03 Fri 20:48 9:30 11:30 4.2
Jul 02 Sat 20:56 9:45 11:45 3.7
Jul 08 Fri 20:54 9:45 11:45 9.5
Jul 30 Sat 20:36 9 11 2.2 ☿,♄
Aug 05 Fri 20:29 9 11 8.1
Aug 27 Sat 19:54 8:30 10:30 0.8 ♄,♆,♃
Sep 02 Fri 19:44 8:30 10:30 6.7 ☿,♄,♆,♃
Sep 24 Sat 19:04 8 10 28.8 ♄,♆,♃
Sep 30 Fri 18:53 7:30 9:30 5.3 ♄,♆,♃,⛢ A.Day:10/1
Nov 04 Fri 17:56 6:30 8 11.4 ♄,♆,♃,⛢
Dec 02 Fri 16:33 6 7:30 10.0 ☿,♀,♄,♆,♃,⛢,♂-opo12/8

Day upper index4 means 4 weeks gap instead of regular 3 weeks.
☿ – Mercury, ♀ – Venus, ♂ – Mars, ♃ – Jupiter, ♄ – Saturn, ⛢ – Uranus, ♆ – Neptune

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Sep
2
Fri
Public Sky Observing 2022-09/02 @ Watson Soccer Field
Sep 2 @ 8:30 pm – 10:30 pm

Public Sky Observing of the young Moon – 6.7 days after New Moon, planets Saturn, Neptune and Jupiter, bright stars, double stars, and more by telescope with guidance members of the Rochester Astronomy Club. Comet C/2017 K2 PanSTARRS on hyperbolic orbit (e 1.0008) should be visible in the Scorpius, unfortunatelly not too far from the Moon with estimated 9 mag. See planetarium and ephemeris AR = 15h56m51s Dec= -23°31’11”.

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Moon on Friday September 2 evening


Credit: NASA Scientific Visualization Studio
moon-phase-calendar-2022
Moon first quarter Fridays: 1/7, 2/4, 3/11, 4/8, 5/6, 6/3, 7/8, 8/5, 9/2, 9/30, 11/4, 12/2.
In the Sky September/2022, Phases of the Moon 2022, Holidays 2022
Sun and Moon data

2022 Public Sky Observing Plan
Month Day DoW Sunset Start End ☽ age Planets
Jan 07 Fri 16:49 6 7:30 5.8 ☿,♀,♄,♃,♆,⛢
Feb 04 Fri 17:25 6:30 8 4.1 ♃,♆,⛢
Mar 11 Fri 18:11 7 8:30 8.8
Apr 08 Fri 19:46 8:30 10:00 7.2
Apr 30 Sat 20:12 9:00 11:00 0.3
May 06 Fri 20:19 9 11 5.7 ☿ A.Day:5/7
May 28 Sat 20:43 9:30 11:30 28.3
Jun 03 Fri 20:48 9:30 11:30 4.2
Jul 02 Sat 20:56 9:45 11:45 3.7
Jul 08 Fri 20:54 9:45 11:45 9.5
Jul 30 Sat 20:36 9 11 2.2 ☿,♄
Aug 05 Fri 20:29 9 11 8.1
Aug 27 Sat 19:54 8:30 10:30 0.8 ♄,♆,♃
Sep 02 Fri 19:44 8:30 10:30 6.7 ☿,♄,♆,♃
Sep 24 Sat 19:04 8 10 28.8 ♄,♆,♃
Sep 30 Fri 18:53 7:30 9:30 5.3 ♄,♆,♃,⛢ A.Day:10/1
Nov 04 Fri 17:56 6:30 8 11.4 ♄,♆,♃,⛢
Dec 02 Fri 16:33 6 7:30 10.0 ☿,♀,♄,♆,♃,⛢,♂-opo12/8

Day upper index4 means 4 weeks gap instead of regular 3 weeks.
☿ – Mercury, ♀ – Venus, ♂ – Mars, ♃ – Jupiter, ♄ – Saturn, ⛢ – Uranus, ♆ – Neptune

Color code
Oxbow Park Root River Park Soccer Fields 6days apart 6days apart

Sep
24
Sat
Public Sky Observing 2022-09/24 @ Root River Park
Sep 24 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

2022 Public Sky Observing Plan
Month Day DoW Sunset Start End ☽ age Planets
Jan 07 Fri 16:49 6 7:30 5.8 ☿,♀,♄,♃,♆,⛢
Feb 04 Fri 17:25 6:30 8 4.1 ♃,♆,⛢
Mar 11 Fri 18:11 7 8:30 8.8
Apr 08 Fri 19:46 8:30 10:00 7.2
Apr 30 Sat 20:12 9:00 11:00 0.3
May 06 Fri 20:19 9 11 5.7 ☿ A.Day:5/7
May 28 Sat 20:43 9:30 11:30 28.3
Jun 03 Fri 20:48 9:30 11:30 4.2
Jul 02 Sat 20:56 9:45 11:45 3.7
Jul 08 Fri 20:54 9:45 11:45 9.5
Jul 30 Sat 20:36 9 11 2.2 ☿,♄
Aug 05 Fri 20:29 9 11 8.1
Aug 27 Sat 19:54 8:30 10:30 0.8 ♄,♆,♃
Sep 02 Fri 19:44 8:30 10:30 6.7 ☿,♄,♆,♃
Sep 24 Sat 19:04 8 10 28.8 ♄,♆,♃
Sep 30 Fri 18:53 7:30 9:30 5.3 ♄,♆,♃,⛢ A.Day:10/1
Nov 04 Fri 17:56 6:30 8 11.4 ♄,♆,♃,⛢
Dec 02 Fri 16:33 6 7:30 10.0 ☿,♀,♄,♆,♃,⛢,♂-opo12/8

Day upper index4 means 4 weeks gap instead of regular 3 weeks.
☿ – Mercury, ♀ – Venus, ♂ – Mars, ♃ – Jupiter, ♄ – Saturn, ⛢ – Uranus, ♆ – Neptune

Color code
Oxbow Park Root River Park Soccer Fields 6days apart 6days apart

Sep
30
Fri
Public Sky Observing 2022-09/30 @ Watson Soccer Field
Sep 30 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

2022 Public Sky Observing Plan
Month Day DoW Sunset Start End ☽ age Planets
Jan 07 Fri 16:49 6 7:30 5.8 ☿,♀,♄,♃,♆,⛢
Feb 04 Fri 17:25 6:30 8 4.1 ♃,♆,⛢
Mar 11 Fri 18:11 7 8:30 8.8
Apr 08 Fri 19:46 8:30 10:00 7.2
Apr 30 Sat 20:12 9:00 11:00 0.3
May 06 Fri 20:19 9 11 5.7 ☿ A.Day:5/7
May 28 Sat 20:43 9:30 11:30 28.3
Jun 03 Fri 20:48 9:30 11:30 4.2
Jul 02 Sat 20:56 9:45 11:45 3.7
Jul 08 Fri 20:54 9:45 11:45 9.5
Jul 30 Sat 20:36 9 11 2.2 ☿,♄
Aug 05 Fri 20:29 9 11 8.1
Aug 27 Sat 19:54 8:30 10:30 0.8 ♄,♆,♃
Sep 02 Fri 19:44 8:30 10:30 6.7 ☿,♄,♆,♃
Sep 24 Sat 19:04 8 10 28.8 ♄,♆,♃
Sep 30 Fri 18:53 7:30 9:30 5.3 ♄,♆,♃,⛢ A.Day:10/1
Nov 04 Fri 17:56 6:30 8 11.4 ♄,♆,♃,⛢
Dec 02 Fri 16:33 6 7:30 10.0 ☿,♀,♄,♆,♃,⛢,♂-opo12/8

Day upper index4 means 4 weeks gap instead of regular 3 weeks.
☿ – Mercury, ♀ – Venus, ♂ – Mars, ♃ – Jupiter, ♄ – Saturn, ⛢ – Uranus, ♆ – Neptune

Color code
Oxbow Park Root River Park Soccer Fields 6days apart 6days apart

Nov
4
Fri
Public Sky Observing 2022-11/04 @ Oxbow Park
Nov 4 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

2022 Public Sky Observing Plan
Month Day DoW Sunset Start End ☽ age Planets
Jan 07 Fri 16:49 6 7:30 5.8 ☿,♀,♄,♃,♆,⛢
Feb 04 Fri 17:25 6:30 8 4.1 ♃,♆,⛢
Mar 11 Fri 18:11 7 8:30 8.8
Apr 08 Fri 19:46 8:30 10:00 7.2
Apr 30 Sat 20:12 9:00 11:00 0.3
May 06 Fri 20:19 9 11 5.7 ☿ A.Day:5/7
May 28 Sat 20:43 9:30 11:30 28.3
Jun 03 Fri 20:48 9:30 11:30 4.2
Jul 02 Sat 20:56 9:45 11:45 3.7
Jul 08 Fri 20:54 9:45 11:45 9.5
Jul 30 Sat 20:36 9 11 2.2 ☿,♄
Aug 05 Fri 20:29 9 11 8.1
Aug 27 Sat 19:54 8:30 10:30 0.8 ♄,♆,♃
Sep 02 Fri 19:44 8:30 10:30 6.7 ☿,♄,♆,♃
Sep 24 Sat 19:04 8 10 28.8 ♄,♆,♃
Sep 30 Fri 18:53 7:30 9:30 5.3 ♄,♆,♃,⛢ A.Day:10/1
Nov 04 Fri 17:56 6:30 8 11.4 ♄,♆,♃,⛢
Dec 02 Fri 16:33 6 7:30 10.0 ☿,♀,♄,♆,♃,⛢,♂-opo12/8

Day upper index4 means 4 weeks gap instead of regular 3 weeks.
☿ – Mercury, ♀ – Venus, ♂ – Mars, ♃ – Jupiter, ♄ – Saturn, ⛢ – Uranus, ♆ – Neptune

Color code
Oxbow Park Root River Park Soccer Fields 6days apart 6days apart

Dec
2
Fri
Public Sky Observing 2022-12/02 @ Oxbow Park
Dec 2 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

2022 Public Sky Observing Plan
Month Day DoW Sunset Start End ☽ age Planets
Jan 07 Fri 16:49 6 7:30 5.8 ☿,♀,♄,♃,♆,⛢
Feb 04 Fri 17:25 6:30 8 4.1 ♃,♆,⛢
Mar 11 Fri 18:11 7 8:30 8.8
Apr 08 Fri 19:46 8:30 10:00 7.2
Apr 30 Sat 20:12 9:00 11:00 0.3
May 06 Fri 20:19 9 11 5.7 ☿ A.Day:5/7
May 28 Sat 20:43 9:30 11:30 28.3
Jun 03 Fri 20:48 9:30 11:30 4.2
Jul 02 Sat 20:56 9:45 11:45 3.7
Jul 08 Fri 20:54 9:45 11:45 9.5
Jul 30 Sat 20:36 9 11 2.2 ☿,♄
Aug 05 Fri 20:29 9 11 8.1
Aug 27 Sat 19:54 8:30 10:30 0.8 ♄,♆,♃
Sep 02 Fri 19:44 8:30 10:30 6.7 ☿,♄,♆,♃
Sep 24 Sat 19:04 8 10 28.8 ♄,♆,♃
Sep 30 Fri 18:53 7:30 9:30 5.3 ♄,♆,♃,⛢ A.Day:10/1
Nov 04 Fri 17:56 6:30 8 11.4 ♄,♆,♃,⛢
Dec 02 Fri 16:33 6 7:30 10.0 ☿,♀,♄,♆,♃,⛢,♂-opo12/8

Day upper index4 means 4 weeks gap instead of regular 3 weeks.
☿ – Mercury, ♀ – Venus, ♂ – Mars, ♃ – Jupiter, ♄ – Saturn, ⛢ – Uranus, ♆ – Neptune

Color code
Oxbow Park Root River Park Soccer Fields 6days apart 6days apart