06/03/2019 – Ephemeris – Two local astronomical events on tap for this weekend
Ephemeris for Friday, June 3rd. Today the Sun will be up for 15 hours and 24 minutes, setting at 9:23, and it will rise tomorrow at 5:58. The Moon, 1 day before new, will rise at 5:56 tomorrow morning.
There are two local astronomical events this weekend, starting this evening with the Grand Traverse Astronomical Society’s meeting tonight starting at 8 p.m. at Northwestern Michigan College’s Rogers Observatory. The program will be by Becky Shaw about some current female astronomers. At 9 p.m. will be a star party. Tomorrow night, the 4th society members will be in the town of Arcadia for a star party at the ball field starting at 9 p.m. Turn right from Oak St off M22 to North Ridgewood Drive. The townships around the Arcadia Dunes are in the process of applying for International Dark Skies Community status. Though it won’t get dark until late, the planets Jupiter, Mars and Saturn will be featured.
Times are for the Traverse City/Interlochen area of Michigan. They may be different for your location.