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Post by Paulie pchris00 on Oct 27, 2011 11:38:15 GMT -6
Now that we will soon be observing a new crescent Moon, I have to say that the lunation that wrapped up yesterday was my best observed ever, in terms of phenoma observed, number of nights/days spent observing with a telescope, and total number of days seeing the Moon. Obviously, with a stretch of 10 consecutive clear nights while Luna was waxing was a great help. So was International Observe the Moon Night, as I spent many nights leading up to InOMN 2011 brushing up on my lunar observing skills. Also, noticing that the Moon had wobbled due to libration early in the cycle led me to try to document the lunar limbs as much as possible this month. I have a lot of editing work to do, and hundreds of images to sort through, but as I get to them, I'd like to share them on this thread, and relive my best observed lunation ever.
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