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Observation by Michael E. Marotta: Conjunction Passes Minimum

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Michael E. Marotta

Observer

Michael E. Marotta

Observed

2020 Dec 24 - 23:35

Uploaded

2021 Jan 17 - 15:34

Objects

Jupiter
Saturn
Conjunction

Equipment
  • National Georgaphic 70 mm refractor with 17mm ocular and 2X Barlow
Location

Austin, Texas, USA 30d 10m 38s N 97d 48m 18s W

Target name

Jupiter-Saturn Conjunction 2020

Title

Conjunction Passes Minimum

About this image

Overcast and clouded for two days. Finally cleared. Also, I used my smallest refractor because we have a common and false wisdom that entry-level instruments are "hobby killers" not worthy of serious observing. 

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