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Finally, a morning where I could view Saturday, Mars and Jupiter. It was a little cold, using my 8in Zhumell Dobson telescope, but I was able to see Jupiter and its 4 largest moons, Mars, Saturn and its largest moon titan. I was really refreshing to view the stars again after so many cloudy days.
The last time I viewed was a couple of weeks ago where I was able to see the same planets in the morning plus a 5th moon with Jupiter and then in the evening I was able to see the Orion Nebula for the first time on my own. I wish I could have more days like that.
I hope others are able to view the stars too.


Construction of the Rachel A. Hutzel has begun.  The foundation has been dug, footers poured, structural steel installed, parking lot excavated and driveway cut completed.



Our Sun has two neighboring Stars, Hidden until now




WCAS "clubhouse", Hisey Park in the "red farmhouse" seen from the overlook





Link to the Rachel A. Hutzel Observatory         www.warrensky.org




Application Form  http://www.warrensky.org/App/641_form.html

send check to the below mailing address

Warren County Astronomical Society Mailing Address
c/o Warren County Park District
1267 N. State Route 741
Lebanon, Ohio 45036


Warren County Astronomical Society Base Location
Hisey Park [Warren County]
5443 Middletown Rd.
Corwin, OH 45068

Information on Warren County Hisey Park : http://www.co.warren.oh.us/parks/parks_list/hisey.htm