What’s Up Tonight 5/15/15 Weekend edition

What’s Up Tonight 5/15/15 Weekend edition

 

Sun

Rises 5:46am Sets 8.07pm Elevation 69Deg

Planets

Mercury rises 6:38am Sets 9:35pm

Venus rises 8:27am sets 11:44pm

Mars rises 6:10am sets 8:46pm

Jupiter rises 11:30pm sets 1:38am

Saturn rises 8:23pm sets 6:26am

Uranus rises 4:08am sets 4:56pm

Neptune rises 2:35am sets 1:42pm

Moon Maddness

Rises 4:56am, sets 6:42pm

Waning Crescent 2%

Comets (Flying Icebergs)

Lovejoy Currently in Cepheus mag 13.6, Currently in between the stars Errai in Cepheus and Polaris.

DSO’s

M92 Globular Cluster Hercules RA 17h 17m 7s DEC 43deg 8’ 12” Mag 6.5

M97 Planetary Neb Ursa Major RA 11h 14m 47s DEC 55deg 1’ 11” Mag 9.9

C3 Irr Galaxy Draco RA 12h 16m 43s DEC 69deg 27’ 35” Mag 15.1

C15 Planet Neb Cynus RA 19h 44m 48s DEC 50deg 31’ 32” Mag 8.8

Barnard 148 Dark Neb Cepheus RA 20h 47m 43s DEG 59deg 40’ 27”

VDB 146 Nebula Cepheus RA 21h 42m 47s DEC 66deg 7’ 51” Mag 9.4

ARP330 Ellip Galaxy Draco RA 16h 49m 17s DEC 53deg 27’ 12” Mag 17.32

ARP321 Sprial Galaxy Hydra RA 9h 38m 55s DEC-4deg 51’ 27” Mag 17.41

Today’s Thing

With the New Moon on Sunday and if the skies are clear Saturday will be a great night for viewing some off the truly dark objects.

Up Coming Events

Please check the Astronomical Socoity Of Nevada Web site for more information

3rd Friday of every month weather permitting. Sparks Marina buy the White Gazebo 8pm-10pm

July 15th-19th Golden State Star Party

Aug 7-9 Larson Volcanic National Park Star Party

Sept 10-12 Great Basin National Park Star Party

Category: Whats Up Tonight