Astronomical Observing at Fishcreek
Friday 7/17/2015
this page last updated: Friday July 17, 2015 3:35 PM (EDT)

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: Friday July 17, 2015 3:35 PM (EDT)

Clouds, rain, soggy field...
Rain, soggy field, clouds...
Soggy field, clouds, rain...
Take your pick - any way you look at it,
tonight's event has been

We'll try again next Friday, 7/24/2015
(does anyone out there know any weather enchantments ??)

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:     8:59 pm (EDT)
Civil Twilight:     9:28 pm (EDT)
Nautical Twilight:   10:09 pm (EDT)
Astronomical Twilight:   10:56 pm (EDT)
Moonrise:     7:44 am (EDT) - Jul 17
Moon transit:     2:49 pm (EDT) - Jul 17
Moonset:     9:47 pm (EDT) - Jul 17
Moon phase:     3.2% (Waxing 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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