Astronomical Observing at Fishcreek
Friday 8/22/2014
this page last updated: 8/22/2014 at 11:25 AM

This event was CANCELLED
due to weather conditions.

Sadly, this was a mistake since we wound
up having ideal weather conditions.

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:     8:17 pm (EDT)
Civil Twilight:     8:43 pm (EDT)
Nautical Twilight:     9:18 pm (EDT)
Astronomical Twilight:     9:55 pm (EDT)
Moonrise:     4:00 am (EDT) - Aug 22
Moon transit:   11:15 am (EDT) - Aug 22
Moonset:     6:26 pm (EDT) - Aug 22
Moon phase:     6.1% (Waning Crescent)


 

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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