Scheduled time for Public Observing: 9pm – 11pm
Solar System Objects:
The Moon: will be 24° high in the SW at 9pm, and 69% illuminated (Waxing Gibbous phase).
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Planets: Saturn will be 26° high in the South at 9pm.
Star Charts and other Information:
A very useful monthly star chart can be downloaded here from SkyMaps.com, giving information on objects visible with the unaided eye, binoculars, or telescope.
For current astronomical events see Sky and Telescope Magazine’s “This Week’s Sky at a Glance”.