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17 years 5 months ago #40248 by JohnMurphy
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This image is for tomorrow night (Friday)

www.astroshack.net/graphics/Feb.jpg

Saturn right next to the moon.


Yep you certainly can't miss it tomorrow night :shock: :shock: :shock:

Clear Skies,
John Murphy
Irish Astronomical Society
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17 years 5 months ago #40263 by dmcdona
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The Saturn directions will be on the Quantum Leap tonight at 8.02 on RTE Radio 1 so I had to make the graphic nice and handy :D

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17 years 5 months ago #40264 by DeirdreKelleghan
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soc.jpl.nasa.gov/viewing.cfm

This page link above from the Cassini website will tell you a lot about Saturn and this page link below will help you find it from anywhere in the world.

saturn.jpl.nasa.gov/kids/activities-nightsky.cfm

Deirdre Kelleghan
Irish Astronomical Society
www.irishastrosoc.org
soc.jpl.nasa.gov/index.cfm

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17 years 5 months ago #40285 by Matthew C
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HI supergiant! If you like that image you should download this software

www.stellarium.org/

If you dont already have it then download it! Its user friendly and ideal for beginners which i myself still am! Ive learned all the constellations i know now from it! ITs ease of use is brill! Depending on whether you use a mac, windows or linux, just click on the one on the right when on the site! Happy Saturn hunting!
P.s its free!

We shall not cease from exploration
And the end of all our exploring
Will be to arrive where we started
And know the place for the first time. . . .
T. S. Eliot
A wise man....

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17 years 5 months ago #40355 by fguihen
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focus on the moon, and then aim the scope just down underneath the moon. cant miss it!!!

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17 years 5 months ago #40376 by griffinneil
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Matthew,,, that software is just what i needed...sound man!!

“Astronomy compels the soul to look upwards and leads us from this world to another” Plato

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