Astronomical Observing at Fishcreek
Friday 7/29/2016
this page last updated: Friday 7/29/2016 at 5:38 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
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Status updated on Friday 7/29/2016 at 5:38 PM:

Tonight's observing session CANCELLED due to weather conditions: 

We'll try again next Friday 8/5/2016

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:     8:48 pm (EDT)
Civil Twilight:     9:16 pm (EDT)
Nautical Twilight:     9:55 pm (EDT)
Astronomical Twilight:   10:38 pm (EDT)
Moonrise:     2:19 am (EDT) - Jul 29
Moon transit:     9:37 am (EDT) - Jul 29
Moonset:     5:01 pm (EDT) - Jul 29
Moon phase:   17.3% (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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