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Astronomy night number 55:  

When :  coming soon
at       8-10pm 
 
Unknown weather  

 
Telescope will be provided.  Bring Binoculars if you like!

Where: 
Cherrywood Observatory
507 Cherrywood Dr, Longmont, CO 80504



What:  Featuring:
many sky objects - TBD


 
WEATHER CONDITIONS:

Partly to mostly cloudy with a 60% chance of rain.

GRAPHICAL FORECAST

This will change, keep checking back!

 

 

(You may check my sources below.  They are best checked starting 2 day before an event.) 

The Weather Channel Forecast:  CLOUDS
The 
Accuweather forecast for then is  here   
(Click on "Get Details" then on "Hourly Weather" for this night)
or Weather Underground forecast is here (go to hourly on this date)
or
go to the Clear Sky Clock or
or try the UCAR RUC forecast : tonight's cloud cover (best after 3pm) ONLY  see:   UCAR - RUC Cloud Forecast Loop 
We are interested in the 0300 UTC frame (with tomorrows date on it). Shading is bad skies. 
If the 0300 UTC frame isn't there yet, try back later in the day...it's only created 12 hours in advance.
or even the National Weather Service 
(hover mouse over Sky Cover times- move forward +12 hours if the evening is not shown yet)
 

If cloudy come back next month - 3rd Friday of the month.
The next eclipse visible in this area will occur Monday Morning, Dec 21st 2010 at 2am.
 
 Who:   Operated by John Ensworth,   

Sunset 4:36 pm, Nautical Twilight 5:41 pm, Astronomical Twilight 6:14pm

 


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Today's Solar and Lunar Information:

Description: Click for Longmont, Colorado Forecast    

Additional LINKS to Astronomy Resources

 

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The forecasts below are  provided by http://cleardarksky.com/csk/ 

Home of The Little Thompson Observatory, a public observatory.  (9mi N. of our home)

 

 

 

 

  Description: http://cleardarksky.com/csk/getcsk.php?id=BrthdCO

A private observatory in Firestone. (9mi SE of our home)

  Description: http://cleardarksky.com/csk/getcsk.php?id=HhPlsObCO

Future observatory site of the Northern Colorado Astronomical Society.  (13 miles NW of our home)

  Description: http://cleardarksky.com/csk/getcsk.php?id=DckClrkObCO

 

 

Other Clear Sky Clocks for Places I like to observe:

Black Mesa Oklahoma 

Description: http://cleardarksky.com/csk/getcsk.php?id=Okie-TexOK 
OKIE-TX STAR PARTY WEATHER FORECAST
   (archived)

 Camp Creek, Arizona  (NE of Carefree/Cave Creek)

  Description: http://cleardarksky.com/csk/getcsk.php?id=CmpCrkAZ

A nearby observatory, LAMP (17miles to the west of C.C.)
 
Description: http://cleardarksky.com/csk/getcsk.php?id=LAMPObAZ 

Oklahoma City

Description: http://cleardarksky.com/csk/getcsk.php?id=OklahomaOK

  And places of the past:

The forecasts below are  provided by www.pobox.com/~clearskyclock  
  
Description: http://cleardarksky.com/csk/getcsk.php?id=USNO 
Washington D.C. / near Arlington, Virginia

  Description: http://cleardarksky.com/csk/getcsk.php?id=GrtFllsVA
The Analemma Society Observatory Park /
Great Falls, Virginia

Description: http://cleardarksky.com/csk/getcsk.php?id=CrckttPrkVA

A county park and recreation facility used as an observing site by the Northern Virginia Astronomy Club. In Midland.

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