April Planets with some nice Glass

Spent some time with the big gas planets and Mars. Mars is closest to Earth since 2007 and is still pretty hard to see. Jupiter turned out nice. Saturn was a bit out of focus, seeing was not too good. Will try again in May for better Saturn image.

Jupiter

Jupiter

Mars

Mars

Saturn

Saturn

Here is a shot of the telescope. This is remotely operated, not local.

Ritchey Chretien 16"

Ritchey Chretien 16″

Quite a bit of weight needed for balance.

Quite a bit of weight needed for balance.

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