Astronomical Observing at Fishcreek
Friday 10/10/2014
this page last updated: Friday October 10, 2014 12:20 PM (EDT)

Status update at 5:25pm:

Sadly, weather conditions are forcing our event tonight to be
CANCELLED

We'll try again next Friday 10/17/2014

Click here for a map and directions to our observing field
behind Fishcreek Elementary School on Fishcreek Rd in Stow
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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:     6:55 pm (EDT)
Civil Twilight:     7:20 pm (EDT)
Nautical Twilight:     7:52 pm (EDT)
Astronomical Twilight:     8:24 pm (EDT)
Moonrise:     8:28 pm (EDT) - Oct 10
Moon transit:     3:42 am (EDT) - Oct 11
Moonset:   11:01 am (EDT) - Oct 11
Moon phase:   91.5% (Waning Gibbous)



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Visible satellite passes from the Fishcreek Observing Site tonight:

ISS -

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HST -

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Iridium Flares -

 Click to view

 

 

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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