10:25pm Another night stopping by after work … and another decent view!
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 pretty arrangement, sprinkled two on each side of the … Read more
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.
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 weren’t able to see its shadow (I can hardly wait till … Read more
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 interesting and informative. We picked up some tips on how to proceed when we finally … Read more