Come on out tonight for a warm weather star party. The sky will be mostly clear. Temperatures will be in the 70s. Dew point will be in the 60s, so dew will not be a problem. Sunset is at 8:24 PM. Astronomical twilight ends at 10:12 PM, so there will be some light in the sky and dim stars will not be visible till later tonight. The moon will be below the horizon.
This is one of those frustrating mornings when the weather forecasts for tonight’s scheduled star party at Caledon are all over the place. It will certainly be partly cloudy, with a small chance of rain and thunderstorms. National Weather Service … Continue reading →
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The weather forecast is bad for tonight, including possible thunderstorms. It is no night for a star party. Sorry, but the event (planned tonight at Caledon State Park May 4 2019) is cancelled. Better luck in June. May the Fourth … Continue reading →
The weather forecasts are good enough to go ahead with tonight’s star party at Caledon State Park. There will likely be some clouds in the sky, but forecasts say we will have some clear sky some of the time. I … Continue reading →
All forecasts are for clear, dry skies tonight. Our star party at Caledon State Park is ON. The temperature will stay above freezing, but just barely. Dress in layers to stay warm. We won’t be moving around, so when you … Continue reading →