Astronomical Observing at Fishcreek
Friday 10/9/2015
this page last updated: Friday October 10, 2015 at 4:45PM (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 10, 2015 at 4:45PM (EDT)

Due to weather conditions, tonight's event has been CANCELLED

While we wait for better conditions,
here's an amazing site I recommend you visit.
(Thanks, Terry!)

We'll try again next Friday 10/16/2015

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:     6:57 pm (EDT)
Civil Twilight:     7:22 pm (EDT)
Nautical Twilight:     7:54 pm (EDT)
Astronomical Twilight:     8:26 pm (EDT)
Moonrise:     4:16 am (EDT) - Oct 9
Moon transit:   10:55 am (EDT) - Oct 9
Moonset:     5:28 pm (EDT) - Oct 9
Moon phase:     9.8% (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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