More New Telescope tests, Crescent Moon
Posted: 9 February 2019
Clouds arrived several hours ahead of the forecast Friday evening, 8 February 2019. I decided to go out to the observatory anyway to do some more work with the new 102mm refractor.
Open: Friday, 8 February 2019, 1814 MST
Conditions: Partly cloudy
I set up the new Meade StarPro AZ 102mm refractor telescope on the observatory patio.
1819 MST: LX600 ON, StarLock OFF, High Precision OFF.
Viewed the crescent Moon, 102X, through thin clouds.
Took this handheld iPhone 8 Plus afocal 102X photo of the Moon.
1826 MST: began using the StarPro refractor for my upcoming review.
1854 MST: finished this evening's tests.
Returned to the 12" telescope and took a last look at the Moon with Earthshine, 102X.
1857 MST: LX600 OFF.
Close: Friday, 8 February 2019, 1907 MST
Session Length: 0h 53m|
Conditions: Mostly cloudy
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