Astronomical Observing at Fishcreek
Friday 4/11/2014
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

We won't be having an event tonight due to weather and condition of the observing field.
Regardless, 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:     8:04 pm (EDT)
Civil Twilight:     8:30 pm (EDT)
Nautical Twilight:     9:04 pm (EDT)
Astronomical Twilight:     9:39 pm (EDT)
Moonrise:     4:36 pm (EDT)
Moon transit:   11:03 pm (EDT)
Moonset:     5:22 am (EDT) - Apr 12
Moon phase:   89.4% (Waxing Crescent)


Visible satellite passes from the Fishcreek Observing Site tonight:


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Iridium Flares -

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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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