Bluegrass Amateur Astronomy Club (Lexington, KY)
There will be observing at Shaker village tomorrow, March 18th. Sunset is at 8:27. The observing site is the amphitheater, which is site 28th on this map.
Updated observing dates for 2017, and the next indoor meeting date has been updated on the events page. Check it out!
Observing at Raven run tonight (October 1st 2016) has been cancelled due to bad weather. The next planned observing date (and last for Raven Run) is October 29th.
Thanks goes to everyone who came out. We had around 160 members of the public attend!
Below is a summary of objects that were viewed with deep sky images from club member Dean (see his websites astroimagers, and doghouseastronomy) and planetary images from our President Rick.
Ring and Dumbbell Planetary Nebula:
The Great Cluster in Hercules (M13):
The Swan Emission Nebula:
Veil Nebula, remnants of a supernova:
Observing tonight (9/3/2016) is a go for Raven run observing! Sunset is around 8:00.
Lexington Clear Sky Chart
Raven Run Clear Sky Chart