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    Hi folks,
    What a sky out there tonight!
    Moon clearly visible from about 5pm and Venus ahead of her
    in all her glory heading west!
    Jupiter tails the moon then displaying her 4 visible moons.
    Mars coming up in east shortly and huge Saturn to follow.
    I,ve just caught the moon out there now displaying as a waxing crescent moon and what lovely earth-shine she was displaying, the light reflecting off our earth. Lovely blue-green colour!!

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    hi what a sight it was tonight,i agree!
    this was my first night of viewing,i got a heritage 130p for xmas,first clear night since i got it,been itching to get out there!

    i was amazed at the detail of the moon,been viewing jupiter too,was hard to get clear focus but could clearly see the bands and its 4 friends

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    Class is right!
    i caught nebulla in orion just before the clouds creeped in!
    In by the fire ere now,
    might give the scope a glimpse later when Mars comes up!

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    Grrrr too wet and windy here I am envious hehe.... Grats..
    Cheers n beers, Clear skies n all that...

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    Clear one minute, cloudy the next here - shouldn't have bothered with the scope and just stuck to the bins. Saw Venus early on and it was super bright.

    Have left the scope outside and will have a look later on
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    Well guys I got lucky too, venus crescent moon with earthshine , jupiter and iss at 4.55pm all at once, it,s my birthday today as well , just beautiful.

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    Class!!
    Happy Birthday!!
    Caught ISS myself speeding from west to east at that time too!
    Class!!

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