Observing Reports
by Joe Stieber


Location & Highlights

August 16-18, 2019

Jupiter GRS and satellite events from backyard, Kowa 88 mm apo, first light for the Kowa 1.6x extender.

August 11, 2019

Perseids at Atsion, Mercury at Swede Run, Jupiter GRS and satellite events from backyard.

August 8-9, 2019

First Light for Kowa 88 mm apo spotting scope; Jupiter, Mercury, Uranus, Vesta; Carranza, Swede Run, Backyard.

July 30-31, 2019

Carranza, 16.5-inch Pluto follow-up, several galaxies, emission nebulae w/filter; Neptune & Uranus w/15x56.

July 28, 2019

Home, Jupiter w/85 mm spotter; GRS transit and Io egress from Jupiter's shadow.

July 25-26, 2019

Carranza, Pluto w/16-inch Dob; Jupiter, Saturn and Neptune observed too.

July 16, 2019

Home, Jupiter w/80 mm apo refractor, GRS transit, Europa shadow transit.

July 12-13, 2019

Home, July 12, Io egress from shadow w/85 mm spotter; July 13, GRS w/130 mm; July 15, Uranus w/15x56.

July 9, 2016

Carranza, first light for Explore Scientific 16-inch Dob.

July 1-2, 2019

Carranza, early morning July 1, photo testing; Atsion, night of July 1-2, general observing.

June 21 & 22-23, 2019

Swede Run, evening of June 21, Mercury; Atsion, night of June 22-23, general observing.


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Eyepiece Charts for Kowa 88 mm Apo Spotting Scope
Nominal Focal length  w/1.6x Extender

Eyepiece Charts for JAS Telescopes

Canon EOS RP Field Angles for various lenses

Canon 6D Field Angles for various lenses

Canon 7DII Field Angles for various lenses



Last Update: Monday, August 19, 2019 at 02:23 PM Eastern Time