Observation log #1: End of a week long cloud block


Date: August 5th 2018
Location: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (22° 55′ 46.03” S, 43° 10′ 22.43” W)
Weather: Cloudy and windy
Timezone: GMT-3


Today’s observation was not planned due to the poor weather conditions. A week ago I had my first observation after assembling the telescope for the first time and the weather in Rio de Janeiro has been cloudy and rainy ever since. So, I was very happy when I casually looked out the window around 2:15am and saw the Moon struggling to appear behind all those clouds. “Way to go, girl!”, I though to myself as I brought my telescope as fast as I could to the balcony and started observing.

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