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Finding Saturn and Jupiter

  1. Jun 19, 2011 #1
    hello everybody
    can anyone help me find saturn and Jupiter on a given night. i have a medium powered reflective telescope and i have to organize an astronomy night on the 3rd of june
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  4. Jun 19, 2011 #3

    George Jones

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    I agree that Stellarium is very useful. Right now, Saturn is in the southwest when it gets dark at night, but Jupiter is in the morning sky. You should also consider other things, for example, the Milky Way with binoculars.
  5. Jun 19, 2011 #4


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    There's another thread in the forum a few down, asking the same question.
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