zhanna’s adventures

zhanna’s adventures

Nearing the end of July …

10:20pm Rich left the scope and binoculars outside for me again, and I stopped by after work for a quick look. It wasn’t too bad tonight overall, though there were some clouds and the bands weren’t steadily clear. All four moons were visible and in a p Read more ...

A long day off …

10:30pm It was a long day, but nothing soothes like looking at the sky for an hour or two. Rich and I had a clear view around 10:30pm, though we could see nothing around 4:00am. Read more ...

A planet and four moons …

10:30pm Tonight’s “wiggly” atmosphere prevented us from enjoying the sharp views of Jupiter that I saw on Monday, but at least we had some kind of a view. Three moons were easily visible; Europa was traversing Jupiter at the time, but of course we were Read more ...

Another try at the observatory …

Tonight, just like last Wednesday, I left work two hours early so that we could visit the observatory in Fleetville. John Sabia was speaking on “Observing Planets with a Telescope.” Just like Jo Ann’s presentation last week, it was extremely interestin Read more ...