Astronomical Observing at Fishcreek
Friday 7/18/2014
this page last updated: 7/18/2014 at 2:45 PM


Sadly, weather conditions have forced cancellation of tonight's event.
 
We'll try again next week - Friday July 25th.
 

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:     8:58 pm (EDT)
Civil Twilight:     9:27 pm (EDT)
Nautical Twilight:   10:08 pm (EDT)
Astronomical Twilight:   10:55 pm (EDT)
Moonrise:     0:43 am (EDT) - Jul 19
Moon transit:     7:36 am (EDT) - Jul 19
Moonset:     2:37 pm (EDT) - Jul 19
Moon phase:   50.0% (Third Quarter)



 

Visible satellite passes from the Fishcreek Observing Site tonight:

ISS:

 No passes tonight

HST:

 No passes tonight

Iridium Flares:

 -4.3 mag pass at 11:31:02pm

 

 

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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