Astronomical Observing at Fishcreek
Friday 7/22/2016
this page last updated: 7/22/2016 at 5:25 PM

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 7/22/2016 at 5:25 PM:

Our observing program for tonight has been CANCELLED
due to current & threatening weather conditions.
Thunderstorms are again predicted and standing next to large
metal objects in an open field is most definitely NOT recommended.
We'll try again next Friday 7/29/2016.

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:     8:54 pm (EDT)
Civil Twilight:     9:23 pm (EDT)
Nautical Twilight:   10:03 pm (EDT)
Astronomical Twilight:   10:48 pm (EDT)
Moonrise:   10:31 pm (EDT) - Jul 22
Moon transit:     4:19 am (EDT) - Jul 23
Moonset:   10:14 am (EDT) - Jul 23
Moon phase:   88.5% (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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