Astronomical Observing at Fishcreek
Friday 8/15/2014
this page last updated: 8/15/2014 at 8:15 AM

This event was CANCELLED due
to unforeseeable circumstances.
We'll try again next Friday 7/22/2014.

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:     8:27 pm (EDT)
Civil Twilight:     8:54 pm (EDT)
Nautical Twilight:     9:30 pm (EDT)
Astronomical Twilight:   10:09 pm (EDT)
Moonrise:   11:19 pm (EDT) - Aug 15
Moon transit:     6:21 am (EDT) - Aug 16
Moonset:     1:29 pm (EDT) - Aug 16
Moon phase:   65.1% (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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