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Moon and Jupiter

Postby Space12345 » Mon May 08, 2017 12:40 am

I would just like to say to the forum,
I was outside with me and my uncle tonight, testing out new pair of binoculars, having a look at the early moon, when low and behold, what did we see; Jupiter underneath the moon; an amazing sight, will never forget it.

Regards,
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Re: Moon and Jupiter

Postby Aratus » Sat May 13, 2017 1:44 pm

Hello

Jupiter and the moon meet together in the sky about once a month. The configuration is always different and well worth looking out for. 3rd June is the next time. 1st July, 28th July & 25th August the times after that...
I use an 11" Celestron SCT (CPC 1100) on an equatorial wedge, housed in a 2.2m Pulsar observatory. I use a ZWO ASI1600MC and Canon 500D for imaging.
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