Comet Jacques is easily visible in the constellation Cassopeia. I was able to see it with binoculars last night.
Here's a link for more detail: http://www.skyandtelescope.com/astronomy-news/observing-news/happy-times-comet-watchers-08202014/
On August 26th the Springfield Astronomical Society will host its monthly meeting at the Library Center.
The meeting is held at the Library Center at 4654 S. Campbell. Starting time is 7:00 PM in Meeting Room 'B'.
The topic will feature Dr. Kevin Evans from Missuri State University.
His topic will be on 'Meteorite Impacts', which will cover the action of meteorites iimpacting the Earth.
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For more information about this months meeting or the star party, please contact Dale Flippo at firstname.lastname@example.org