Astronomical Observing at Fishcreek
Friday 9/13/2013
this page last updated: 8/3/2013 at 11:00 AM

Tonight's event has been CANCELLED due to heavy cloud cover.

There is something astronomical you can do this evening that doesn't require
good weather - NASA physicist, Geoffrey Landis, is giving a free lecture at
Baldwin Wallace University tonight at 7:30pm.  Full details are available here.

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:     7:41 pm (EDT)
Civil Twilight:     8:06 pm (EDT)
Nautical Twilight:     8:38 pm (EDT)
Astronomical Twilight:     9:12 pm (EDT)
Moonrise:     3:26 pm (EDT) - Sep 13
Moon transit:     8:30 pm (EDT) - Sep 13
Moonset:     1:36 am (EDT) - Sep 14
Moon phase:   64.8% (Waxing Gibbous)
Next Moon phase:   Full on 9/19 at 7:13am



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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