Astronomical Observing at Fishcreek
Friday 4/18/2014
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:     8:12 pm (EDT)
Civil Twilight:     8:38 pm (EDT)
Nautical Twilight:     9:13 pm (EDT)
Astronomical Twilight:     9:50 pm (EDT)
Moonrise:   11:51 pm (EDT)
Moon transit:     4:55 am (EDT) - Apr 19
Moonset:   10:00 am (EDT) - Apr 19
Moon phase:   83.7% (Waning Gibbous)



 

Visible satellite passes from the Fishcreek Observing Site tonight:

ISS -

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HST -

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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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