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The-MathMog

Knowing when alignments/events happen?

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Hey there.

I am curious, as to what media or software you guys are using, in terms of knowing when certain alignments, conjunctions or events happen?

I actually had a clear sky, a couple of days ago, when the conjunction of Venus and the Pleiades happened, but I didn't know until the day after. I even thought: "what a nice clear sky, but naaah, the moon is way too bright tonight" (I mostly shoot galaxies these days).
So I am actually a bit bummed at missing that.

So, what good sources are you guys using? I am mostly using stellarium, reading a bit on the forum here, and looking into SkySafari Pro (will that give any clues?). Or is it simply by chance figuring it out ūüėÖ

Thanks in advance.

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On android I use Mobile Observatory pro. Does what I want and has notifications with events for 7 days.

Also does aton of other stuff too.

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29 minutes ago, kendg said:

On android I use Mobile Observatory pro. Does what I want and has notifications with events for 7 days.

Also does aton of other stuff too.

Thanks, I will try giving that one a look.

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