Astronomical Observing at Fishcreek
Friday 8/9/2013
this page last updated: 8/3/2013 at 10:42 AM

Tonight's event CANCELLED due to cloudy weather conditions
Once again, the weather is not cooperating with us star-gazers
and again we're forced to cancel tonight's event due to sky conditions.
We'll try again next Friday August 16, 2013

This event

The detail provided on this page will let you know what's up in the sky tonight

New feature: The "T" on each object's line in the chart above indicates the time of transit in addition to the rise and set times for the object.

Sunset:     8:35 pm (EDT)
Civil Twilight:     9:02 pm (EDT)
Nautical Twilight:     9:39 pm (EDT)
Astronomical Twilight:   10:19 pm (EDT)
Moonrise:     9:13 am (EDT) - Aug 9
Moon transit:     3:31 pm (EDT) - Aug 9
Moonset:     9:42 pm (EDT) - Aug 9
Moon phase:     9.5% (Waxing Crescent)
Next Moon phase:   1st Quarter on 8/14 at 6:56am



Live AccuWeather Satellite Mosaic

Jet Stream (updates automatically to latest available image)
    The Jet Stream affects astronomical "seeing" (steadiness of the air)
    If we're in a gray area, seeing will not be as good as in a white area.
    If we're in a white area, the shorter the arrows, the better.


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