Astronomical Observing at Fishcreek
Friday 8/21/2015
this page last updated: Friday August 21, 2015 6:53 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 updated: Friday August 21, 2015 at 6:53 PM (EDT)

FINALLY! A clear Friday night!!  We've been waiting a L-O-N-G time
for this.  Our observing event is going to occur as planned!

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:     8:19 pm (EDT)
Civil Twilight:     8:45 pm (EDT)
Nautical Twilight:     9:20 pm (EDT)
Astronomical Twilight:     9:58 pm (EDT)
Moonrise:     1:09 pm (EDT) - Aug 21
Moon transit:     6:35 pm (EDT) - Aug 21
Moonset:   11:57 pm (EDT) - Aug 21
Moon phase:   41.7% (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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