This session was devoted to lunar observing.

Lunar Phase: Waning Gibbous (83.4%)
Q-Day: -4

Moonset: 9:27 AM       Moonrise: 9:22 PM            
Sunrise: 7:32 AM          Sunset: 5:26 PM

Location: Home
Date: 2018-02-03/04
Time: 8:00 PM - 12:10 AM AST
Equipment: Visual + Binoculars 10x42 IS
Transparency: Good (3)
Seeing: Good (3)
Temperature: -14º C to -11º C

Clear skies except for a few bands of cloud to the south and a few near the Moon. Seeing and visibility decreased since last evening.

The Moon over the past 2-3 nights travelled above Regulus in Leo to beside Zaniah in Virgo. Couldn't see the majority of stars in Virgo but could see what I thought was Heze (ζ Virginis), a double star. Because of the clouds, the Moon had a hazy glow around it. With the binoculars, I could barely make out the features.

Couldn't make out the double star in binoculars. Could not see Spica due to neighbour's house blocking the view from the horizon.

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