This has been an "all-astronomy" week-end. It started when I got back from the office. I had promised my kids we would have watched Jupiter and its satellites early in the evening. And so we did. In the days before we had done some preliminary attempt, using my old, beloved f/10 MTO Maksutov. Jupiter was around the meridian, just above the big, bright glow cast by the town of Munich (there will be a post on light pollution soon...). As a side effect, the kids experienced how disturbing street lights are.
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