Astronomical Observing at Fishcreek
Friday 9/20/2013
this page last updated: 9/20/2013 at 5:30 PM

Trying to figure out what the weather is going to do around here
is an exercise in frustration!
All indications are for severe weather tonight with 90% cloud cover,
70% chance of rain and significant rain at that.
Therefore tonight's event has been

We'll try again on Friday 10/4/2013.

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:     7:29 pm (EDT)
Civil Twilight:     7:53 pm (EDT)
Nautical Twilight:     8:26 pm (EDT)
Astronomical Twilight:     8:59 pm (EDT)
Moonrise:     7:55 pm (EDT) - Sep 20
Moon transit:     2:41 am (EDT) - Sep 21
Moonset:     9:36 am (EDT) - Sep 21
Moon phase:   97.1% (Waning Gibbous)
Next Moon phase:   3rd Quarter on 9/26 at 11:55pm



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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