Astronomical Observing at Fishcreek
Friday 5/8/2015
this page last updated: 5/8/2015 at 8:04 AM

his is where this observing event would have taken place if conditions allowed:

Fishcreek Elementary School
(large open field behind the back parking lot)
5080 Fishcreek Rd
Stow, Ohio  4422
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Status update: Friday 5/8/2015 at 8:04 AM

This event tentatively scheduled for 5/8/2015 has been CANCELLED
due to the still-soggy condition of the observing field.

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:     8:33 pm (EDT)
Civil Twilight:     9:01 pm (EDT)
Nautical Twilight:     9:39 pm (EDT)
Astronomical Twilight:   10:20 pm (EDT)
Moonrise:     0:39 am (EDT) - May 9
Moon transit:     5:51 am (EDT) - May 9
Moonset:   11:06 pm (EDT) - May 9
Moon phase:   72.2% (Waning 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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