The gate will be open!Come Early! The beautiful crescent, 2 day old moon will be setting at 8:12pm.Dorbrook Observing Friday, Sept. 2, 7:30pm -10:30pmMOON, 2 days old is in Virgo, sets 8:12pmSUN, is in Leo and sets 7:25pm /end civil twilight, 8:53pm(daylight is getting shorter every day)Jupiter Venus & Mercury and the Moon are all close and near western horizon after sunset.Saturn / Mars and Antares are a nice triangle.FYI:Mercury/VirgoVenus/Virgo/Mars/OphiuchusJupiter/VirgoSaturn/OphiuchusUranus/PiciesNeptune/AquariusPluto/Sagittarius
Thursday, 11 August 2016 - 7:30pm to Friday, 12 August 2016 - 6:00am
Dorbrook Observing + Perseius Meteor showerTHURSDAY, August 11th, 7:30pm until dawn of the 12th...or you give up!Our equipment will be set up for observing and we'll be keeping our eyes pealed for the sky streaks from Perseus Meteor Shower. Perseus will be rising above the NE horizon(30-40ºish) about 11:00pm. Favorable dark skies come after moon-sets, 00:17am.2 good info.