Astronomical Observing at Fishcreek
Friday 12/16/2016
this page last updated: 3/20/2016 at 10:19 AM ( first day of Spring, 2016! )

No event tonight, but this is where our observing events normally take place:

Fishcreek Elementary School
(large open field behind the back parking lot)
5080 Fishcreek Rd
Stow, Ohio  4422
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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:     5:01 pm (EST)
Civil Twilight:     5:29 pm (EST)
Nautical Twilight:     6:04 pm (EST)
Astronomical Twilight:     6:38 pm (EST)
Moonrise:     8:15 pm (EST) - Dec 16
Moon transit:     3:32 am (EST) - Dec 17
Moonset:   10:42 am (EST) - Dec 17
Moon phase:   87.7% (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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