[AZ-Observing] Re: Saturn during daytime

  • From: Chris Schur <comets133@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: az-observing@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Fri, 2 Mar 2007 04:48:30 -0800 (PST)

Cool Mark!  I saw both last night really close in the
east, a VERY nice conjunction.

Chris
--- Mark Wainright <mwainright@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Hi,
>    
>   I just got through looking at Saturn during
> daytime.  It was only about 45 arcmin from the Moon
> so it wasn't too hard to find.  I first found it
> about 20 minutes before sunset.  It was barely
> brighter than the sky, so all detail was washed out.
>  It just looked like a ring and a ball, but it was a
> fun find.  As sunset approached the contrast was
> better, and the view with Saturn and the edge of the
> Moon in the same field was nice.  Chris and Capella
> were the inspiration for this attempt.
>    
>   Clear skies,
>   Mark
>  
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Take Care,

Chris
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