Astronomical Observing at Fishcreek
Friday 6/17/2016
this page last updated: 6/17/2016 at 11:52 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 on Friday 6/17/2016 at 1:15 PM:

Remember that "unless something unforeseen happens" comment
I posted here this morning???


Something "unforeseen" has happened...
Tonight's observing event has been
CANCELLED due to the
resurfacing of the parking lot taking place as I type this update.

We'll try again next Friday - please speak to your weather deity
of choice about providing us another day like we're having today.


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:     9:04 pm (EDT)
Civil Twilight:     9:35 pm (EDT)
Nautical Twilight:   10:18 pm (EDT)
Astronomical Twilight:   11:10 pm (EDT)
Moonrise:     6:20 pm (EDT) - Jun 17
Moon transit:   11:38 pm (EDT) - Jun 17
Moonset:     4:52 am (EDT) - Jun 18
Moon phase:   94.6% (Waxing 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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