Astronomical Observing at Fishcreek
Friday 8/5/2016
this page last updated: 8/5/2016 at 5:15 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 8/5/2016 at 5:15 PM:

Due to current sky conditions and the high possibility of rain and
thunderstorms, our observing session planned for tonight
has been
We'll try again next Friday 8/12/2016

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:     8:40 pm (EDT)
Civil Twilight:     9:07 pm (EDT)
Nautical Twilight:     9:45 pm (EDT)
Astronomical Twilight:   10:26 pm (EDT)
Moonrise:     9:12 am (EDT) - Aug 5
Moon transit:     3:47 pm (EDT) - Aug 5
Moonset:   10:15 pm (EDT) - Aug 5
Moon phase:   10.5% (Waxing Crescent)


Visible satellite passes from the Fishcreek Observing Site tonight:


Click here for information


Click here for information

Iridium Flares:

Click here for information

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.


Web hosting generously provided by