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Science Report01/16/2014Pedro Diaz-Rubin
ASTRONOMY REPORT 01 16
Name: Pedro Diaz-Rubin
Sky Conditions: Mostly Cloudy
Wind: None
Time of Observations: (start - finish) 10:05 PM - 11:30 PM
Summary:
The Musk telescope was setup around 10:10 PM.  A two start focusing was performed.  This time a close pair of stars in the vicinity of Jupiter was chosen (Betelgeuse and Rigel) since most of the sky was cloudy.
Europa was observed exiting a transit at 10:15 PM.  Snapshots with the CCD camera were taken from 10:15 PM through 10:33 PM (see attached pictures and video).
Jupiter's disk was then observed.  The Great Red Spot was visible under the southern main belt. 
The observatory was closed at 11:30 PM. 
List of Objects viewed:  
   Jupiter, Io, Europa, Ganymede and Callisto
Problems Encountered:
  The weather did not allowed for other target observations.  Only Jupiter Neighborhood stayed clear.