Sunday, November 18, 2012

viewing Europa (Etobicoke)

Pulled the camera out of the telescope. Dropped in an eyepiece. Viewed Jupiter. It was a good view. I didn't notice it at first—Manuel cleared saw it—the little black dot of the moon shadow. I looked again. Nice.

Watched Europa touch and merge with the planet.

But then, I noticed a very bright point, in the shadow. Holy cow! It was the moon in the foreground. The seeing was very good. And I could see the moon in front of Jupiter's clouds. Sweet!

A career first!

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