Astronomical Observing at Fishcreek
Friday 9/9/2016
this page last updated: Friday 9/9/2016 at 4:52 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 9/9/2016 at 4:52 PM:

The weather forecast has changed in the past few minutes:


There's a high probability of thunderstorms beginning by 9:00 PM tonight.
Therefore, our event for tonight has been
We'll try again next Friday 9/16/2016.



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:     7:47 pm (EDT)
Civil Twilight:     8:12 pm (EDT)
Nautical Twilight:     8:45 pm (EDT)
Astronomical Twilight:     9:19 pm (EDT)
Moonrise:     2:32 pm (EDT) - Sep 9
Moon transit:     7:39 pm (EDT) - Sep 9
Moonset:   12:45 am (EDT) - Sep 10
Moon phase:   55.2% (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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