Categories: Virtual Star Party

Virtual Star Party – January 5, 2014: Jupiter in Opposition and 6 Telescopes!

Hosts: Fraser Cain and Scott Lewis

Astronomers:
David Dickinson in Florida
Michael Phillips in North Carolina
Bill McLaughlin in Oregon
Gary Gonella in California
Paul Stewart in New Zealand
Shahrin Ahmad in Malaysia
Stuart Foreman in San Francisco
Thad Szabo in California

Views tonight:
Mare Criseum on the Moon
Propeller Nebula in Hydrogen Alpha
Michael’s Best of Pics with 4 comets
Double Cluster
Andromeda M31
Pac Man Nebula
the Sun with sunspots IR44 in hi res
M33
Orion Nebula in Hubble palette
Jupiter in Opposition
Horsehead Nebula and Flame Nebula
NGC 253 and NGC 288
Crab Nebula
M42
Rosette Nebula in color
Venus live in daytime from Malaysia and New Zealand
Mike’s pic of Saturn
M36 Open Cluster
M15 Globular Cluster
the Pleiades Cluster
the Bubble Nebula and M52
Heart Nebula
M81 and M82
daytime Moon
NGC 891 Edge-on spiral

We hold the Virtual Star Party every Sunday night as a live Google+ Hangout on Air. We begin the show when it gets dark on the West Coast. If you want to get a notification, make sure you circle the Virtual Star Party on Google+. You can watch on our YouTube channel or here on Universe Today.

Fraser Cain

Fraser Cain is the publisher of Universe Today. He's also the co-host of Astronomy Cast with Dr. Pamela Gay.

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