Public Sky Observing 2024-08/24

When:
August 24, 2024 @ 8:45 pm – 10:45 pm
2024-08-24T20:45:00-05:00
2024-08-24T22:45:00-05:00
Where:
Root River Park
4012 80th St SE
Rochester, MN 55904
USA
Cost:
Free

Public Sky Observing of the planets Saturn Neptune 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 August/2024, Phases of the Moon 2024, Planets rise and set 08/24, Sun and Moon 08/24, 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 August 10 previous next August 31

☿ – 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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