Astronomical Observing at Fishcreek
Friday 7/15/2016
This page last updated: Friday July 15, 2016 at 6:00 PM (EDT)

This is where our observing events take place if weather, and other, conditions allow:

Fishcreek Elementary School
(large open field behind the back parking lot)
5080 Fishcreek Rd
Stow, Ohio  4422
Click here for map and directions .

Status updated on Friday 7/15/2016 at 6:00 PM:

Tonight's observing event has been CANCELLED due to sky conditions.

We'll try again next Friday 7/22/2016.

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:     9:00 pm (EDT)
Civil Twilight:     9:29 pm (EDT)
Nautical Twilight:   10:10 pm (EDT)
Astronomical Twilight:   10:58 pm (EDT)
Moonrise:     5:05 pm (EDT) - Jul 15
Moon transit:   10:19 pm (EDT) - Jul 15
Moonset:     3:29 am (EDT) - Jul 16
Moon phase:   85.2% (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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