Phase: Waxing Gibbous (64.6%)

Location: Home
Date: 2016-09-22
Time: 8:15 - 8:49 AM
Equipment: 8" Meade LX200, 40 mm eyepiece 
Magnification: x30
Seeing: good
Transparency: good

Sunny, 14°C.

Moonset: 1:42 PM       Moonrise: 11:35 PM
Sunrise: 7:02 AM         Sunset: 6:54 PM

Now that the sun was up, the features were somewhat bright but not completely washed out. Drew some of the features I saw but I obviously did not make much attempt at identifying them other than Posidonius and Tycho. At this point, I was getting used to the newly acquired 8" Meade SCT "push-to" telescope. With the star diagonal, I was sometimes confused as things were not only backwards (as they should be) but felt as though sometimes they were backwards and upside-down. Don't ask - I can't explain.

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