Astronomical Observing at Fishcreek
Friday 11/8/2013
this page last updated: 11/8/2013 at 12:18 PM

Click for map to the Fishcreek Observing Field

This event was CANCELLED due to:
► Weather conditions
► The soggy condition of the observing field
► School event taking place that required all the lights be on until late

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:     5:16 pm (EST)
Civil Twilight:     5:42 pm (EST)
Nautical Twilight:     6:15 pm (EST)
Astronomical Twilight:     6:47 pm (EST)
Moonrise:   11:57 pm (EST) - Nov 8
Moon transit:     5:14 pm (EST) - Nov 8
Moonset:   10:36 pm (EST) - Nov 8
Moon phase:   35.2% (Waxing Crescent)
Next Moon phase:   1st Quarter on 11/10 at 0:57am

Visible satellite passes from the Fishcreek Observing Site tonight:


 No passes tonight


 No passes tonight

Iridium Flares -

 5:13:55pm EST  -6.7mag in the SSW
 6:49:50pm EST  -0.8mag in the SSE



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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