Astronomical Observing at Fishcreek
Friday 5/20/2016
this page last updated: 3/19/2016 at 8:18 AM

This is where this observing event will take place if weather 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: No updates yet, but this is where the status will be shown prior to the event

This event requires good sky conditions and, living in Ohio, we all know how unpredictable the weather can be. Cancellation, if necessary, will be announced here so please check this webpage before heading out.

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:     8:45 pm (EDT)
Civil Twilight:     9:15 pm (EDT)
Nautical Twilight:     9:55 pm (EDT)
Astronomical Twilight:   10:40 pm (EDT)
Moonrise:     7:31 pm (EDT) - May 20
Moon transit:   12:55 am (EDT) - May 21
Moonset:     6:15 am (EDT) - May 21
Moon phase:   99.4% (Full Moon)


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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