Astronomical Observing at Fishcreek
Friday 5/15/2015
this page last updated: 5/14/2015 at 3:17 PM

his is where this observing event will take place if conditions allow:

Fishcreek Elementary School
(large open field behind the back parking lot)
5080 Fishcreek Rd
Stow, Ohio  4422
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Status update: Thursday 5/14/2015 at 3:17 PM

This event has been CANCELLED
due to the still-soggy condition of the observing field.  Also,
thunderstorms are predicted, so we're still waiting for a nice night.

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:     8:40 pm (EDT)
Civil Twilight:     9:08 pm (EDT)
Nautical Twilight:     9:48 pm (EDT)
Astronomical Twilight:   10:31 pm (EDT)
Moonrise:     4:34 am (EDT) - May 15
Moon transit:   11:11 am (EDT) - May 15
Moonset:     5:57 pm (EDT) - May 15
Moon phase:     8.7% (Waning Crescent)


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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