Planetgazing

Over the past few nights, the moon, Jupiter and Venus have aligned in the same “binocular field.” It’s a rather amazing site, visible as soon as darkness falls. Last night, Bryan set up the telescope, and we found we could see all four of Jupiter’s main moons.

The view of our moon was pretty spectacular, too. Here’s an image Bryan captured through the scope with his iPhone camera.


2 responses to this post.

  1. Posted by Rebecca's Mom on February 27, 2012 at 5:39 pm

    Such a spectacular photo! We noticed the moon as we were driving from Denton to Cook on Saturday night. I was wishing we had our spotting scope for a closer look. Now that we are home, it is overcast and I doubt we will be able to see much this evening.

  2. Posted by Laura on February 28, 2012 at 9:34 am

    Stunning!

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