Constellation: Cygnus
Stars: Antares, Deneb, Altair, Vega
Asterism: Northern Cross, Summer Triangle/DAVe

Identified & Not entered into Logbook or database:
Constellations: Aquila, Scorpius, Vega

Location: Deschamps’ Cottage, St. Joseph’s Island, Ontario
Date: 2019/08/10
Time: 10:00 PM - 10:30 PM EDT
Temperature: 18º C
Equipment: 10x42 IS binoculars
Seeing: Good to excellent
Transparency: Good to excellent
Temperature: 18º C

No breeze and very few clouds. Attending JamFest 2019 in honour of my brother, Randy, who had died on January 31, 2018. Stood on their dock to get a good view of the

Lunar Observations
83.4% Moon. Easily located Mares Crisium, Imbrium, Serenititatis, Tranquilitiatis, Nectaris and Sinus Iridum.

What stood out visually in the binocs were the Jura Mountains on the northern shores of Sinus Iridum – they were on the terminator and the light was bright on its slopes to the mare floor. Couldn’t help but return again to view Iridum and the terminator. Showed both Linda and Mark at different times.

Jupiter (in Scorpius)
Time: 10:00 PM ADT
Equipment: Binoculars

Viewed Jupiter while standing on their dock. The four Galilean moon were visible, Io  fairly close tot he planet on one side with the other 3 (Europa, Ganymede and Callisto) on the other. 


Also pointed out the red star Antares in Scorpius, and stars the comprise the Summer Triangle/DAVe (Deneb, Altair and Vega). Also noted the Northern Cross in the constellation Cygnus.


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