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KBS

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Thanks for the advice as always thumbs-up-smiley

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5 hours ago, KBS said:

Got my first view of Jupiter this morning.  Was by accident, I had to be up early and noticed Jupiter in the sky while I was in the kitchen.  I got my scope set up, and had a look.

My eyes weren't dark adjusted and the scope wasn't cooled down but saw a disc shape with 3 dots off to the top right.  Presumably some of the moons?

I'm going to plan to get up at 6am on Saturday to get a proper look in the right conditions.  Hopefully I'll get to make out some of the detail.

I was up aswell this morning taking a look. You are correct those were some of the moons. My atmosphere was very hazy this morning so not real good viewing conditions. I have just started out as well. Good luck with the learning process!!

 

Chad 

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I'm in Stockport.  Near Manchester in the UK.  It's been really cloudy here all week but we had some nice clear skies this morning.  Hoping for the same on Saturday.

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Nice and clear tonight.  Got my list of targets.  Settling down from 10pm for a couple of hours :hello2:

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Looks great out there. Too tired to observe myself, but have a good session!

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Could only get out for about an hour.  Started to get a little misty.  It was freezing!

Saw M31 for the first time. Really happy with that.   I'm definitely getting better slowly.  Thanks again for everyone's input in here.  :icon_biggrin:

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