Just before retiring tonight, I glanced out of the window and saw an interesting conjunction of the Moon and Jupiter, so I took this image through the double glazing with my Canon snapshot camera on a tripod.
There was a hint of belts. So I then deployed the 80mm window-sill refractor to see if I could see any moons. I wasn’t really expecting anything, so I only took a 100-frame AVI. (I normally do 1000 frames when outside) Not only were there moons but belts also! And is that a hint of the GRS on the right near the limb also?
I checked when the GRS transit would be and it was 21:26 UT, so it probably was!
I never expected to see detail like this with the 80mm Skywatcher through the double glazing!
Just shows you – – – !