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Jupiter viewing

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Jupiter viewing

Postby Beaver » Fri Nov 05, 2010 7:35 pm

Jupiter is closer than usual. On a clear night after twilight look in the Eastern sky and you can see Jupiter. It will look like a big star and will be the biggest object in the sky after the moon. Not sure how long this will last.
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Re: Jupiter viewing

Postby snoqueen » Fri Nov 05, 2010 7:51 pm

Look at it through good binoculars and it's shaped like a gibbous moon. I haven't been able to spot its own moons that way yet, though I have seen Saturn's moons in the past using binoculars.
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Re: Jupiter viewing

Postby cattyrood » Mon Nov 08, 2010 1:18 pm

snoqueen, I miss your virtual personality. Who else uses the word gibbous?!


p.s. have a great evening!
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