Astronomical Observing at Fishcreek
Friday 8/30/2013
this page last updated: 8/3/2013 at 11:00 AM

Questionable weather conditions remain and there's no sign
of it improving before we'd be shutting down for the night.
For these reasons, the event tonight has been CANCELLED
.

We'll try again next Friday night.

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:     8:04 pm (EDT)
Civil Twilight:     8:30 pm (EDT)
Nautical Twilight:     9:04 pm (EDT)
Astronomical Twilight:     9:39 pm (EDT)
Moonrise:     1:23 am (EDT) - Aug 30
Moon transit:     8:53 am (EDT) - Aug 30
Moonset:     4:21 pm (EDT) - Aug 30
Moon phase:   26.3% (Waning Crescent)
Next Moon phase:   New on 9/5 at 7:36am


 

 

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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