Astronomical Observing at Fishcreek
Friday 10/2/2015
this page last updated: Friday October 2, 2015 5:05 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 October 2, 2015 5:05 PM (EDT)

Sadly, the forecast was exactly correct:
Cold, windy, drizzling rain and solid cloud cover from horizon to horizon.
For these reasons, the event tonight has been
CANCELLED yet again.

Click image above for current forecast for our observing location

We'll try again next Friday 10/9/2015

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:     7:09 pm (EDT)
Civil Twilight:     7:34 pm (EDT)
Nautical Twilight:     8:06 pm (EDT)
Astronomical Twilight:     8:38 pm (EDT)
Moonrise:   10:41 pm (EDT) - Oct 2
Moon transit:     6:05 am (EDT) - Oct 3
Moonset:     1:30 pm (EDT) - Oct 3
Moon phase:   65.4% (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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