(CANCELLED - BAD WEATHER) Impromptu Blaze Star (T CrB) Observing @ Newberry

  • 15 Jun 2024
  • 8:30 PM - 11:00 PM
  • 24880 NW 16th Ave Newberry, FL 32660


  • Members of the public, especially Newberry residents
  • Members enjoy the star party and host public visitors.

Registration is closed

For AAC Members

We'll observe T Coronae Borealis, otherwise known as the "Blaze Star."

Is the Blaze Star About to Blow its Top?

This star is anticipated to go into outburst sometime between now and September. It is easy to find in the constellation Corona Borealis (Northern Crown) during early evenings in the summer.

Sunset is 8:31 pm 

Bring your eyes, binoculars, telescopes, Seestars, and yourself. A 2-inch telescope (Revised 15 June: 6 inches or larger) is needed to see the Blaze Star because its pre-outburst brightness remains at 10th magnitude.

More about the Blaze Star Observing Challenge here.

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