Astronomical Observing at Fishcreek
Friday 10/31/2014
this page last updated: 10/31/2014 at 11:30 AM

Status updated: Friday 10/31/2014 at 11:30 AM

Once again, the observing event scheduled for tonight
has been CANCELLED due to persistent cloud cover
and threat of rain for both today and tonight.

We'll try again on Friday 11/7/2014.

This is where this observing event will take place:

Fishcreek Elementary School
(large open field behind the back parking lot)
5080 Fishcreek Rd
Stow, Ohio  4422
Click here for map and directions

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:     6:25 pm (EDT)
Civil Twilight:     6:51 pm (EDT)
Nautical Twilight:     7:23 pm (EDT)
Astronomical Twilight:     7:56 pm (EDT)
Moonrise:     2:36 pm (EDT) - Oct 31
Moon transit:     8:10 pm (EDT) - Oct 31
Moonset:     1:50 am (EDT) - Nov 1
Moon phase:   59.8% (Waxing Gibbous)

Visible satellite passes from the Fishcreek Observing Site tonight:


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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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