Astronomical Observing at Fishcreek
Friday 1/1/2016
this page last updated: 3/18/2016 at 10:10 AM

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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The detail provided on this page will let you know what's up in the sky tonight


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:     5:10 pm (EST)
Civil Twilight:     5:38 pm (EST)
Nautical Twilight:     6:13 pm (EST)
Astronomical Twilight:     6:46 pm (EST)
Moonrise:   11:36 pm (EST) - Dec 31
Moon transit:     5:52 am (EST) - Jan 1
Moonset:   12:01 pm (EST) - Jan 1
Moon phase:   52.9% (Waning Gibbous)



 

Visible satellite passes from the Fishcreek Observing Site tonight:

ISS:

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HST:

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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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