Public Sky Observing 2022-08/27

When:
August 27, 2022 @ 8:30 pm – 10:30 pm
2022-08-27T20:30:00-05:00
2022-08-27T22:30:00-05:00
Where:
Root River Park
4012 80th ST SE Rochester MN
Cost:
Free

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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