Category Archives: Jupiter

Grande Finale to a Grand Weekend

I’m amazed at how much I accomplished this past weekend, especially considering my husband had major surgery less than three weeks ago. Friday Evening Friday night was our first venture out on a ‘date’ since the surgery.  I signed up … Continue reading

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Tonight’s Adventure in Star Gazing with the Public

Tonight is my first night this year as a volunteer of the Astronomical Society of Kansas City in our public outreach efforts to introduce astronomical observing to the public.  Every Saturday night in May and through the end of October, … Continue reading

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The Sky this Week: June 26–July 5, 2015 | Astronomy.com

http://www.astronomy.com/observing/sky-this-week/2015/06/june-26july-5-2015 Look west for the next few evenings after sunset to catch Venus and Jupiter passing very near to each other. Posted from WordPress for Android via my Samsung smartphone. Please excuse any misspellings. Ciao, Jon

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Article: Hubble shows Jupiter’s triple solar eclipse

Hubble shows Jupiter’s triple solar eclipse http://www.cnn.com/2015/02/06/tech/hubble-jupiter-three-moons/ It was cloudy here in Kansas when this occurred. Thank Goodness Hubble never needs to worry about the weather. Posted from WordPress for Android via my Samsung smartphone. Please excuse any misspellings. Ciao, … Continue reading

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Look Up KC – See Comet Lovejoy This Friday Evening

Reposted from the Astronomical Society of Kansas City‘s Powell Observatory web page: Powell Observatory will be open to the public for viewing of Comet Lovejoy from 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM, Friday, January 23rd, 2015.  Naked eye, binocular and telescopic … Continue reading

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Tom J Martinez PhotoBlog: Comet Lovejoy near the Plieades

http://tomjmartinez.blogspot.com/2015/01/comet-lovejoy-near-plieades.html?m=1 Awesome photo taken by astrophotographer Tom Martinez over the weekend. I observed the comet several times with binoculars. Come down to Powell Observatory this Friday night to see the comet and other astronomical wonders. Posted from WordPress for Android … Continue reading

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The Seven Wonders of the Solar System

http://io9.com/the-seven-wonders-of-the-solar-system-1600220388 Some suggestions for a superlative list of solar system wonders. My list off the top of my head: 1. Saturn’s rings 2. Jupiter’s red spot 3. Mars’ Olympic Mons 4. Io 5. Titan 6. Uranus for being axially contrary … Continue reading

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