Pat Gunn (dachte) wrote,
Pat Gunn
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By Jove

For other Unix geeks who have not made the mistake of stepping into the Apple Walled Garden (oh my, an opinion!) and have an Android phone, if you're at all interested in Astronomy, you should check out Google Sky for Android (hey, maybe there's a version for those of you who like closed platforms too) and on your Unix system, check out KStars. For those of you in Pittsburgh, this is a decent spot in SqHill that doesn't require too long of a hike to get someplace reasonably dark.

Tonight I spotted Jupiter (with a bit of help - actually, much of this post comes from someone else's advice which I followed). I am tempted to get binoculars.

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