· OBSERVATORY SKY CONDlTlONS ·
· SKY CONDlTlONS ·
The Clear Sky Chart tends to be accurate and reads from left to right in 24 hour Military time format, with 0 at 12am and 23 at 11pm. When planning your visit, the most important metrics to consider are Cloud Cover and Transparency. White = Worst Dark Blue = Best
· 2017 LUNAR CALENDAR ·
Bright moonlight impacts astronomical observation as much as cloud cover.
If you wish to see the Milky Way or dim sky objects like Nebulae, Star Clusters, and Galaxies, plan your visit around the Crescent or New Moon phases.