The day for the conjunction (December 22, 2020) we actually had it snow so no way to see anything. The day of the conjunction was clear so I did a test run using my binoculars. I was able to see both planets in the southwest. The next day was a clear day so in the […]
Since another clear night, I wanted to try the ZWO camera with the Meade ETX. There was a slight breeze which made it more comfortable and keep away the mosquitoes. I setup the power for the laptop and the DC adapter for the ETX. I went to plug in the ZWO camera but it wasn’t
It has been clear nights all this week so setup the Meade Lightbridge since Jupiter and Saturn are up at sunset and Mars would rise around 10:30 PM. Forgot to check the moon but it was also already up. I also decided to let the kids stay up late since so many targets to view.
The eyepiece adapter arrived so decided to try again to see Saturn. The adapter worked fine and Saturn was bigger but still a little disappointing. I figured I should work on collimating next. But, the moon was out so looked at that. Wow, that was very cool to see it up close. I decided to