Astronomical Observing at Fishcreek
Friday 5/9/2014
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:     8:34 pm (EDT)
Civil Twilight:     9:02 pm (EDT)
Nautical Twilight:     9:40 pm (EDT)
Astronomical Twilight:   10:22 pm (EDT)
Moonrise:     3:21 pm (EDT)
Moon transit:     9:40 pm (EDT)
Moonset:     3:51 am (EDT) - May 10
Moon phase:   77.1% (Waxing 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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