Astronomical Observing at Fishcreek
Friday 9/19/2014
this page last updated: Saturday September 20, 2014 8:10 AM (EDT)

All weather forecasts indicated perfect conditions for this observing event.
That's not exactly what we experienced, but all in all we had a great night
of observing despite high humidity and so-so seeing.

Click here for a map and directions to our observing field
behind Fishcreek Elementary School, 5080 Fishcreek Rd Stow, OH 44224
.

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:     7:31 pm (EDT)
Civil Twilight:     7:56 pm (EDT)
Nautical Twilight:     8:28 pm (EDT)
Astronomical Twilight:     9:01 pm (EDT)
Moonrise:     2:49 am (EDT) - Sep 19
Moon transit:     9:58 am (EDT) - Sep 19
Moonset:     5:01 pm (EDT) - Sep 19
Moon phase:   15.9% (Waning Crescent)



 

Visible satellite passes from the Fishcreek Observing Site tonight:

ISS -

 None tonight

HST -

 None tonight

Iridium Flares -

 None tonight

 

 

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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