Astronomical Observing at Fishcreek
Friday 12/23/2016
this page last updated: 3/20/2016 at 10:24 AM ( first day of Spring, 2016! )

This is where our observing events take place if weather, and other, conditions allow:
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:     5:04 pm (EST)
Civil Twilight:     5:33 pm (EST)
Nautical Twilight:     6:07 pm (EST)
Astronomical Twilight:     6:41 pm (EST)
Moonrise:     2:20 am (EST) - Dec 23
Moon transit:     8:10 am (EST) - Dec 23
Moonset:     1:54 pm (EST) - Dec 23
Moon phase:   24.0% (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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