Venus-Mercury Conjunction and C/2014 Q2 (Lovejoy) – January 8-9, 2015

Venus and Mercury have been sharing space in the evening sky recently. This shot was taken along Route 66, east of Flagstaff. Venus-Mercury Conjunction – 8 January 2015 – 6:01PM (9 January 2015 – 0101 UT) I haven’t made a trip to…

Jupiter, Impact Scar, Callisto, and Shadow Transit – JUL 23, 2009 09:00 UT

Sketch of Jupiter, Callisto, Impact Scar and Shadow Transit Click image to view larger version. Observation Notes: Jupiter put on a great show tonight! The impact feature is still hanging on and was readily visible through my 8 inch Dob at 120X…