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Moon Phases - 2017
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January
5th -  First Quarter (F.Q.)
12th - Full Moon (F.M.)
19th - Last Quarter (L.Q.)
27th - New Moon (N.M.)

 
February
3rd - F.Q. 
10th - F.M.
18th - L.Q.
26th - N.M. 

 
March
Daylight Saving Time Starts
Mar, 12 @ 2 AM
5th - F.Q.
12th - F.M. 
20th - L.Q.
27th - N.M.

  
April
3rd - F.Q. 
11th - F.M.
19th - L.Q.
26th - N.M.

  
May
2nd - F.Q. 
10th - F.M.
18th - L.Q.
25th - N.M.

 
 June
1st - F.Q.
9th - F.M. 
17th - L.Q.
23rd - N.M.
30th - F.Q.

  
July
8th - F.M.
16th - L.Q.
23rd - N.M.
30th - F.Q.

  
August
7th - F.M.
14th - L.Q.
21st - N.M.
29th - F.Q.

  
September
6th - F.M.
13th - L.Q.
20th - N.M.
27th -F.Q.

  
October
5th - F.M. 
12th - L.Q.
19th - N.M.
27th - F.Q.

 
 November
Daylight Saving Time Ends
Nov. 5th @ 2 AM
4th - F.M
10th - L.Q.
18th - N.M.
26th - F.Q.

  
December
3rd - F.M.
10th - L.Q.
18th - N.M.
26th - F.Q.

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 Amateur Astronomers

       of Central Iowa


2017

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Winter monthly AACI meetings are held at 7:00 PM the 2nd Friday of each month at the Fisher Community Center, 709 South Center Street, Marshalltown, IA.

Special, Weekly, and Monthly Events
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 Meetings and Events from April through October might get delayed or canceled due to inclement weather. 
If you have a question about whether we will have an event, please call (641) 751-8744.
​Often during the summer months, clouds, if any, clear after sunset.
 

 

 Public  Viewing - Every Friday Night

Starting At Sunset.
April 21 to October 27 - ​Weather permitting

Except September 15​
Dean Memorial Observatory @ Green Castle Recreation Area


Special Event

Whiterock Conservancy - Coon Rapids, IA (41°48'16.1"N 94°38'30.6"W)
Thursday, September 14 to Monday, September 18 • Iowa Star Party
Friday September 15 is Public Night at the star party.
​http://www.iowastarparty.com/


Presentation Friday Nights

Friday, September 22 • 7:30 PM • Dean Memorial Observatory
Presentation: Planetary Nebula


Special Event

Saturday, September 30 - Astronomy Day

Details will be announced when they are available.


Presentation Friday Nights

Friday, October 13 • 6:30 PM • Dean Memorial Observatory

Presentation: How Far Is It?


Friday, November 10 • 7:00 PM • Fisher Community Center

Presentation: Black Holes


December • No club activity - HappyHolidays!