“I’ll bet that’s Jupiter,” Rich said, and he brought out the scope so we could check for its Galilean moons. Read more…
Finally!!! The stars smiled upon us tonight (perhaps taking pity over the horrendously painful dental problems I was suffering) and, for once, we had a perfectly clear night up at the observatory. I have never, in fact, seen as many stars as we saw tonight except for one night last year in Arizona, when Rich … Read more
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.