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:


 None tonight


 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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