Astronomical Observing at Fishcreek
Friday 12/20/2013
this page last updated: 8/3/2013 at 11:55 AM

We won't be having an event, but 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:     5:03 pm (EST)
Civil Twilight:     5:31 pm (EST)
Nautical Twilight:     6:06 pm (EST)
Astronomical Twilight:     6:39 pm (EST)
Moonrise:     8:18 pm (EST) - Dec 20
Moon transit:     3:20 am (EST) - Dec 21
Moonset:   10:15 am (EST) - Dec 21
Moon phase:   88.7% (Waning Gibbous)
Next Moon phase:   3rd Quarter on 12/25 at 8:48am



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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