• Southern moon

    Planet Gazing

    A fun night recently. I finally have recognized Saturn in the skies. It was so high in the sky sitting just to the right of the moon. (how I would love to have peeked through a proper telescope with this clear view) Leaving the mall the night before, there was a perfect unobstructed view of the moon with Venus and Jupiter below it. By the time I got to our home, only the moon was visible. On this night, Venus and Jupiter were a little farther away from the moon and the view from our street had lots of wires, but Anne and I headed out onto the street to…