What’s Up Tonight 8/5/15

What’s Up Tonight 8/5/15



Rises 6:04am Sets 8:07pm Elevation 67Deg


Mercury rises 7:07am Sets 8:50pm

Venus rises 7:34am sets 8:19pm

Mars rises 4:45am sets 7:24pm

Jupiter rises 7:23am sets 8:54pm

Saturn rises 2:47pm sets 12:54am

Uranus rises 10:50pm sets 11:47am

Neptune rises 9:12pm sets 8:20+am

Moon Maddness

Rises 11:36pm, sets 12:10pm

Wanning Gibbous 64%

Comets (Flying Icebergs)

Please refer to an astro program for current information


M4 Globular Cluster Scorpius RA 16h23m 35s DEC -26deg 31’ 28” Mag 5.4

M25 Open Cluster Sagittarius RA 18h 31m 46s DEC -19deg 6’ 53” Mag 4.59

NGC6530 Open Cluster Sagittarius RA 18h 4m 30s DEC -24deg 20’ 54” Mag 4.59

NGC7092 Open Cluster Cygnus RA 21h 31m 56s DEC 48deg 25’ 14” Mag 4.59

Today’s Thing

The Big Dipper is now diagonal in the northwest sky.

Meteor Showers

Perseids Peak Aug 12

Up Coming Events

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

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

Aug 7-9 Larson Volcanic National Park Star Party

Sept 10-12 Great Basin National Park Star Party


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