As the nights get shorter and the Earth spins along, Jupiter sinks toward the western horizon… soon to be engulfed in the murk and turbulence of the atmosphere close to the horizon, (which unfortunately is where saturn and mars currently lay :-()… having said that its been a great show on Jupiter this past few months and using my C11 SCT with bino viewers has given me some of the best views of the planet I have ever had…. but as they say all good things come to an end… until next year that is =D> .
Jupiter is still nice and high in the early evening so with a little luck and some good seeing we should get some good views on Saturday.
I will be there with bino viewers in hand…. there might even be a
C11 or two on site…. for sure there will be a C8 😎
See you Saturday… gate time to be announced… i should be there 9ish.
NOTE: Mars (on a close approach to Earth) and Saturn will be up there also.
Charles Ennis, President