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« on: 03/12/2008 11:16:43 »
visible in the south....yes you can! (The lengths we go to to put something into question format...)

If you look at about 18:00 (CET) you should be able to see these 3 together. Obviously, the moon is the brightest one (!), the next is Venus, and then above and to the right you should be able to see Jupiter. If you have some reasonable binoculors, you can see the 4 largest moon around Jupiter. Well worth a few minutes in the cold!

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« Reply #1 on: 03/12/2008 11:34:33 »
(The lengths we go to to put something into question format...)
But we do appreciate it!
 

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« Reply #2 on: 03/12/2008 13:44:14 »
Here are the pics I took from my place (western side of Australia) on Dec 1st..




same image taken with flash

 

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« Reply #3 on: 03/12/2008 13:55:51 »
Here are the pics I took from my place (western side of Australia) on Dec 1st..





Great shot! It also shows how the stars etc appear updside down in the southern hemisphere as compared to the northern.

Also, more pareidolia! What a happy face!
 

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« Reply #4 on: 03/12/2008 19:13:19 »
Were you hoping that the flash would make the moon a bit brighter?
 

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« Reply #5 on: 03/12/2008 22:18:08 »
everything is back to front in oz land

the night before this one of the kids thought a bit had fallen off the moon.
 

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« Reply #6 on: 03/12/2008 22:41:43 »
Were you hoping that the flash would make the moon a bit brighter?

I was playing.
 

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« Reply #7 on: 04/12/2008 02:54:31 »
Here are the pics I took from my place (western side of Australia) on Dec 1st..





Great shot! It also shows how the stars etc appear updside down in the southern hemisphere as compared to the northern.

Also, more pareidolia! What a happy face!


they appear the right way up to me :)
 

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« Reply #8 on: 04/12/2008 05:39:02 »
Can't afford a big telescope ?, then you can see Jupiter-ish objects in the bathroom ...



source


Video of Jupiter-ish soap bubbles ... http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=Y43S8im8oZA
« Last Edit: 04/12/2008 05:56:47 by RD »
 

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« Reply #9 on: 04/12/2008 07:45:42 »
Thats Beautiful RD...

 

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« Reply #10 on: 04/12/2008 07:52:59 »
Alas where I live I am lucky to be able to see the moon. Light pollution leaves me with just the moon and 3 or 4 stars visible at the best of times.
 

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« Reply #11 on: 04/12/2008 14:56:09 »
That soap bubble clip is amazing. Thank you, RD.
 

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