Astronomical Observing at Fishcreek
Friday 10/17/2014
this page last updated: 10/17/2014 at 4:05 PM

Status updated: Friday 10/17/2014 at 4:05 PM

Once again, the observing event scheduled for tonight
has been CANCELLED due to persistent cloud cover


We'll try again on Friday 10/31/2014.

Don't forget the Partial Solar Eclipse next Thursday 10/23/2014!
See the Partial Solar Eclipse information here

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:     6:44 pm (EDT)
Civil Twilight:     7:10 pm (EDT)
Nautical Twilight:     7:42 pm (EDT)
Astronomical Twilight:     8:14 pm (EDT)
Moonrise:     1:36 am (EDT) - Oct 17
Moon transit:     8:38 am (EDT) - Oct 17
Moonset:     3:34 pm (EDT) - Oct 17
Moon phase:   29.9% (Waning Crescent)



.
Visible satellite passes from the Fishcreek Observing Site tonight:

ISS -

 Click to view

HST -

 Click to view

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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