Category Archives: Europa

It’s all in the perspective

As I write this the sky is showing off. We are witnessing the coming together in our sky of our two brightest planets – Jupiter and Venus. They have been moving closer all winter and now on a cool, early spring … Continue reading

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The Pale Graphite Dot

I’ve just put a dot to the left of Jupiter. It took a few moments thorough my eyepiece to judge how far to the left. Then I put a small dot on the page of my notebook and moved on. … Continue reading

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