Astronomical Observing at Fishcreek
Friday 8/19/2016
this page last updated: 8/19/2016 at 5:50 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 8/19/2016 at 5:50 PM:

Due to thick clouds from horizon to horizon with threat of rain tonight,
our observing event has been
CANCELLED yet again.

We'll try again next Friday 8/26/2016

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:     8:21 pm (EDT)
Civil Twilight:     8:47 pm (EDT)
Nautical Twilight:     9:22 pm (EDT)
Astronomical Twilight:   10:00 pm (EDT)
Moonrise:     9:06 pm (EDT) - Aug 19
Moon transit:     3:04 am (EDT) - Aug 20
Moonset:     9:10 am (EDT) - Aug 20
Moon phase:   96.3% (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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