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    Default Saturn, Mars, Jupiter and Venus, all in the same night/morning!



    Relatively new to astronomy and finally had a chance to view both Saturn and Mars with my scope last night. It was the first time I've ever seen them other than in books or on the Interwebs. I have to say, it was quite the experience, awe inspiring to say the least. I was so excited having had the opportunity that I couldn't fall asleep and ended up still being awake when both Jupiter and Venus made their arrivals above the Eastern horizon. Ended up pulling my scope back outside and viewed both of them as well.

    Four planets in one evening/morning including two I had never seen with an aided eye before. I'm still feeling "stoked" about it.

    I realize that you've all probably seen many posts of this nature before but it was a first for myself and just needed to tell someone/everyone about it.

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    Default Re: Saturn, Mars, Jupiter and Venus, all in the same night/morning!

    I've been loving that view all month. I've thought of myself as stargazer all my life, but this is the first time in 50 years I've watched it develop from night to night.

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    Default Re: Saturn, Mars, Jupiter and Venus, all in the same night/morning!

    I completely understand your excitement. The first time I saw Jupiter, it was simply awe-inspiring. It got me into astronomy
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    Cool. Too much haze over here.
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    I love your enthusiasm dude it why we look at the sky man!

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    Congrats! What a night! Took me months to see those four and you bagged them in one night/morning! Hold onto that excitement! We all know how you feel.
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