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About this blog

...said Carl Sagan.

This will be a small journal of my personal observations, stargazing sessions, reflections and what I recently learned.

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Stargazing Session 001 - Saturn, Jupiter & the Milky Way

21 of June 2017 / 22h30 UTC+01:00 / Stargazing Conditions: 88%   So, I crammed all of my new acquired stuff together and went to the darkest place I could find near my town. It's a mere 5 minute drive from my home. As I set everything up, I tried to wait for 20-30 minutes to give the 'scope a chance to acclimatize but I really couldn't!     Jupiter I looked west south west to find Jupiter, pointed my finderscope at it and I was amazed by how clear the image fro

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Stargazing Session 002 - The Moon, half of Jupiter, no Saturn and CLOUDS.

3rd of July 2017 / 21h30 UTC+01:00 / Stargazing Conditions: 80%   After much reading and hyping myself so much, I was pretty stunned by the early notification on my phone that yesterday night could potentially be a good evening with good seeing. So I went home after work (with my phone still showing 80% of potential seeing), sat on my desk and prepared myself. I chose to watch the Moon, since I never really observed it, Jupiter, Saturn and search for the Sombrero Galaxy! Last week

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Prologue

Hello there,   I thought to myself that it would be great to write everything down I'm experiencing. From the very beginning, to the very end... So I chose to create this blog and use it as my small journal for personal observations, stargazing sessions, thoughts, reflections and what I recently learned. The greatest thing about this is, that it gives the opportunity to kick of many interesting discussions and I really can't wait to get started.   Around the end of winte

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