zhanna’s adventures

zhanna’s adventures

Humidity is a killer!

9:45pm Tonight Rich was at work, but I went to try to view Jupiter anyway. He didn’t miss much! Right after I arrived, thick fog moved in … it was almost like being in Maine. Irritatingly bright light from the park across the street reflected off the Read more ...

A hazy screen …

10:00pm Today was a relatively lazy summer Friday. With heat and humidity so oppressive, we spent most of the day trying to stay still and cool. Tonight we watched the movie “Toys” but ran outside halfway through to see what we could spot in the sky. J Read more ...

A clearer night …

10:30pm Probably because we weren’t going to the observatory tonight, we had a relatively clear evening. We had a decent view of all of Jupiter’s moons, and I even enjoyed a tiny peek at Saturn as soon as I got home. …Our second try at capturing the Read more ...

First photographs!

I had the same awe-inspiring (yet miserable compared to Rich’s experience) view of Saturn when I got home tonight. The haze quickly obscured it once again, and it was time for Jupiter-watching. 10:20pm While Rich turned his scope toward Jupiter, I set Read more ...