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Juptier Rising

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Jupiter is a favorite of many amateurs and the public love it because no planet shows detail like Jupiter. Let's all take our scopes out March 4th-6th to show Jupiter to as many on our planet as possible. While that weekend is the focus of this event, you'll have many opportunities during the year to observe Jupiter. 
 
When you go out observing Jupiter, make sure to send us some photos of the public as they get a first glimpse this beautiful planet. Some of our members like to use a projection screen so that when the public can photobomb the gas giant. Looking for the giant red spot and wondering if there's an app for that... of course there is, and one to tell which moons you are seeing.
 
If you are worried about weather and need a back up plan, schedule a talk about Gallileo's discovery of the large moons and maybe show off a Galilleo Scope??
 
   

Finding Jupiter's Great Red Spot

Sky & Telescopes Find Jupiter's Moons

S&T's Jupiter Observing Guide

A Guide to Observing Jupiter

Perez Media beltofvenus.net Jupiter sketching guide

Kids Astronomy - Jupiter

Kids Astronomy - Jupiter's Moons

Nasa Paper Models of Orbiters

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