Jupiter

I managed to take a quick look at Jupiter this evening – admittedly through my living room window with a streetlight nearby – so it wasn’t as clear as it might have been.  Nevertheless, the four Galilean moons were clearly visible and two of Jupiter’s bands were (only just) visible.

Here’s a poor approximation of what I could see:

The good news is that so far, it appears my concerns about the smartfinder are unfounded – it was still perfectly aligned with the telescope despite being packed into the case for travel.
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~ by xacutti on March 21, 2012.

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