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#1 psydaddy

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Posted March 07 2016 - 08:14 PM

Anyone who's interested, Jupiter is making it's way across the sky. currently East-South East at about 40-45• above the horizon.
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Posted March 07 2016 - 09:31 PM

cool

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#3 brirodg

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Posted March 07 2016 - 10:04 PM

With a modest telescope, in a dark location, you can see the "spot" on Jupiter. It's breathtaking and a little disturbing all at the same time.
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Posted March 07 2016 - 10:07 PM

Cool...Thanks!

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Posted March 07 2016 - 11:46 PM

Had an opportunity to view it through a telescope tonight. Was able to make out the moons and also the belts in pretty decent detail. With the new moon coming up and the proximity of Jupiter you should be able to see it quite clearly. To the naked-eye it will look like a bright star, virtually due-east. Very cool stuff!
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#6 psydaddy

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Posted March 08 2016 - 01:19 AM

It's hard to miss as it's the brightest thing in the sky.
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#7 100MPG

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Posted March 08 2016 - 05:22 AM

and it is less than half a billion miles away! 370 million!

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