The General Assembly of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada is being held this weekend. Lots of great presentations, and the Helen Sawyer Hogg Lecture Nathalie Ouellette was amazing. Looking
The Sun today
Jupiter is often visible during the day, but without any reference, it’s difficult to find. Today it’s within the same field of view of the Moon in small binoculars, so
16° and very windy. Here’s a picture of the Sun.
Anyway, after that 10 minute torrential downfall, the sun came out. Here it is in all it’s splendor. It would seem summer has finally arrived.
WOW! The Moon has an amazing P.R. Department! Tonight’s waning gibbous Moon, 99.1% illuminated.
Time for a new blocking filter. Views are dim in the eyepiece.
A transequatorial coronal hole was detected in an earth-facing position on Monday, 13 June 2022. There may be auroral activity later in the week, but the Moon will be very
Not much going on up there today. There’s a prominence separating at the bottom.