Astronomical Observing at Fishcreek
Friday 8/23/2013
this page last updated: 8/3/2013 at 11:00 AM

Weather conditions were ideal for this event.
Among all the other objects visible, we'll also looked at the
nova in Delphinus which was discovered nine days ago.

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:     8:15 pm (EDT)
Civil Twilight:     8:41 pm (EDT)
Nautical Twilight:     9:16 pm (EDT)
Astronomical Twilight:     9:53 pm (EDT)
Moonrise:     9:25 pm (EDT) - Aug 23
Moon transit:     4:03 am (EDT) - Aug 24
Moonset:   10:50 am (EDT) - Aug 24
Moon phase:   88.7% (Waning Gibbous)
Next Moon phase:   3rd Quarter on 8/28 at 5:35am



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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