Picture-of-the-Week

Visitors to the Stocker Astroscience Center were treated to views of Four planets, Venus, Jupiter, Saturn, and Mars through our telescopes. Both the Key West star party on July 13, and the Saturday night observing were clear and afforded visitors clear looks at the planets through C-8, C-11 and the 24" telescope. The pictures shown here are images taken with the FLI CCD camera on the 24" telescope. Mars is featureless because of the massive dust storm in progress on the Martian surface. No pictures of Venus weer taken because it was low in the west and very, very bright!

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