Astronomical Observing at Fishcreek
Friday 8/16/2013
this page last updated: 8/3/2013 at 10:52 AM

This event was CANCELLED due to heavy cloud cover.

We'll try again next Friday 8/23/2013.

This, most definitely, has not been a good year for astronomy.

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:     8:26 pm (EDT)
Civil Twilight:     8:52 pm (EDT)
Nautical Twilight:     9:28 pm (EDT)
Astronomical Twilight:   10:06 pm (EDT)
Moonrise:     4:38 pm (EDT) - Aug 16
Moon transit:     9:39 pm (EDT) - Aug 16
Moonset:     2:41 am (EDT) - Aug 17
Moon phase:   78.2% (Waxing Gibbous)
Next Moon phase:   Full on 8/20 at 9:45pm



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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