Astronomical Observing at Fishcreek
Friday 1/17/2014
this page last updated: 3/31/2014 at 12:05 PM

Click here for a map and directions to our observing field
behind Fishcreek Elementary School on Fishcreek Rd in Stow
.

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:     5:27 pm (EST)
Civil Twilight:     5:54 pm (EST)
Nautical Twilight:     6:28 pm (EST)
Astronomical Twilight:     7:01 pm (EST)
Moonrise:     6:11 pm (EST)
Moon transit:     1:18 am (EST) - Jan 17
Moonset:     8:18 am (EST) - Jan 17
Moon phase:   97.9% (essentially full)




 

Visible satellite passes from the Fishcreek Observing Site tonight:

ISS -

 Click to view

HST -

 Click to view

Iridium Flares -

 Click to view

 

 

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.


 

Web hosting generously provided by