Astronomical Observing at Fishcreek
Friday 8/1/2014
this page last updated: 8/1/2014 at 3:50 PM

This event was CANCELLED due to weather conditions.

We'll try again next Friday 8/8/2014.

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:     8:45 pm (EDT)
Civil Twilight:     9:13 pm (EDT)
Nautical Twilight:     9:51 pm (EDT)
Astronomical Twilight:   10:34 pm (EDT)
Moonrise:   11:44 am (EDT) - Aug 1
Moon transit:     5:38 pm (EDT) - Aug 1
Moonset:   11:25 pm (EDT) - Aug 1
Moon phase:   30.5% (Waxing Crescent)



 

Visible satellite passes from the Fishcreek Observing Site tonight:

ISS:

 No passes tonight

HST:

 No passes tonight

Iridium Flares:

 0.5 mag pass at 10:35:14pm

 

 

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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