Choosing A Telescope
Telescope Aperture Considerations
Introduction to Planetary Sketching
Refractor Dobsonian Style Mounts
The Bonds: Pioneers of American Astronomy
Saturn's Encke Minima and Encke Division
Nature and Travel Photography
Recommended Astronomy Books
June 23, 2001, 3:35 - 3:55 UT, seeing 6 - 8, transparency 4. Central Meridian 137.62 degrees.
Astro-Physics 5.1" f/8.35 EDF refractor on homemade Dobsonian-style mount. Magnification 205x-264x with Baader binoviewer.
South Polar hood clouds prominent. Mare Cimmerium and Mare Sirenum visible, near Solis Lacus which was on the following limb. Nix Olympia and Propontis Complex visible near center of the disk. Chryse visible also on following limb. Mare Boreum and North Polar Cap visible.