View Full Version : A Guide to Observing the Moons of the Solar System

2015-Jul-21, 01:30 PM
Like splitting double stars, hunting for the faint lesser known moons of the solar system offers a supreme challenge for the visual observer. Sure, you’ve seen the Jovian moons do their dance, and Titan is old friend for*many a star party patron as they check out the rings of Saturn… but have you ever spotted […]

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2015-Jul-21, 02:15 PM
I've visited the Lick observatory, and been suitably impressed by the big refractor. I've not been able to find out whether anyone has managed to spot Amalthea recently through the telescope by which it was discovered.