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Saturday 23rd – Wednesday 27th November 2019 – 16:30 / 4.30pmVenus can be seen to Jupiter low in the southwest – 30 minutes after sunset.
Monday 18th thru Tuesday 19th November 2019The Moon lies in triangle of two Messier objects as M44 and M67 in the constellation of Cancer (The Crab).
Saturday 9th November 2019 – 16:00 / 4pmA very challenge observation as the magnifications will be required with a suitable telescope takes place in daylight that Ganymede’s shadow transits across the Jupiter’s disc.
Friday 8th November 2019An opportunity to see ‘The Capes of Sinus Iridum’ of Promontorium Laplace and Promontorium Heraclides.
Tuesday 5th November 2019With patience, good lighting, and decent optics you should be able to tell if Lalande A has a flat or rounded floor by looking at the shadow of the rim as it crosses the center of the … Continue reading
Saturday 2nd November 2019The evening the Moon and Saturn are close approach.
Wednesday 31st October 2019 @ 14:00 / 2pmThe Moon and Jupiter will make a close approach, passing within 1°17′ of each other.
Tuesday 29th October 2019 @ 16:45 / 4.45pmWith a clear skies, looking for Venus shortly after the sunset low in the southwest.
Thursday 24th October 2019 @ 16:30 / 4.30pmRequires a telescope to view at the gas giant planet, Jupiter from 3:30pm to track the shadows of Jupiter’s moons Io and Europa.