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Finally a clear spell!

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Went to bed with cloud coming in fast from the west and feeling miserable!

Woke up at 1:45ish, gazed out of the window at the moon getting lower in the sky, nice and bright. Wait a minute, a bright clear moon (thought I). Leapt out of bed and leaned out the window not a cloud to be seen, street lighting off.

Fastest setup I've ever done and got some great views. The new scope worked a treat!

  • Bodes Nebula
  • Eta Cassiopeiae
  • Gamma Ceti
  • Zeta Piscium
  • M77
  • M34
  • NGC891
  • Lambda Arietis
  • 19 Lyncis
  • Venus (viewable until I stopped at 05:30)
  • Last but far from least, Jupiter (just about viewable until I stopped at 05:30 along with Vega)

Coffee, toast then bed.

Edited by Monty

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