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    Default It's Time for Early morning viewing



    I have noticed the early morning sky's are much more clear than the evening sky's ( Cloud Cover )
    It may be my imagination but the sky's also look much cleaner with less light pollution.
    Currently sunrise in Calgary is 8:20 am .
    I have been getting up 5 am for the last 15 years for work .
    Time to cash in on my early mornings

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    Default Re: It's Time for Early morning viewing

    Less light pollution because there is less activity. And as a bonus, you'll experience less latent heating of the atmosphere from the Sun (it's been dark for a while) so the seeing is typically better, making for steadier air. Plus it tends to be quieter, and you feel like you've got the world to yourself for a while.

    Hard to beat an early morning session. Only problem is I always feel like I'm racing the sunrise.
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    Default Re: It's Time for Early morning viewing

    Yup, everything has settled overnight and no heat waves, mornings are better, but then the clouds tend to ignore that.
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    Default Re: It's Time for Early morning viewing

    8:20 sunrise - wow that's late.

    Here in western mass it is light at about 6:30am, maybe a little after. Sunrise today was 7:06. Sunset though is 4:20pm.
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    Default Re: It's Time for Early morning viewing

    Hi Fred. Early mornings offer less upper atmosphere thermal spherules, which can really make a difference in your skies and seeing. Go for it Fred, and keep us posted with your observing reports.
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    Default Re: It's Time for Early morning viewing

    Quote Originally Posted by Makuser View Post
    Hi Fred. Early mornings offer less upper atmosphere thermal spherules, which can really make a difference in your skies and seeing. Go for it Fred, and keep us posted with your observing reports.
    At 5:00 am this morning I peeked out of my bedroom window.
    Ouuuuu. Finally Early morning clear sky's
    With my naked eye, The stars were much brighter and quite a few more
    I let the scope cool for 45 minutes.
    Viewed Jupiter and a little more clear than yesterday .
    The stars were also more sharp
    And now I don't have to buy that $ 500.00 EP LOL

    A NICE difference for evening viewing
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