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    Default Jupiter w/Europa Shadow on 8/28/10



    Date: 8/28/10
    Time: 12:45 CST / 05:45 UT
    Seeing: 3/5 Transparency: 2/5-Poor
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    Nice, John. I find 150x to be optimum from here most nights.
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    Great sketch John looks like you saw a lot of details on the planet,

    thanks for sharing!
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    Yeah, very nice sketch, John! Looks like conditions were just right that night!
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