We have been up the past three mornings to watch the two bright planets. Even in the big city, the sky has been remarkably transparent. It took a while to figure out that the nearby star is Gamma Virginis. Today was the first day that both planets could be contained in the same 50x field of view in the 10-inch. All the scene needs is a crescent moon, but as Joe pointed out, that's still a few days away. Temperature in the back yard was 32F yesterday and 35F this morning. The outside of the eyepiece case was soaking wet this morning, and covered in frost yesterday. Tom -- See message header for info on list archives or unsubscribing, and please send personal replies to the author, not the list.