Last week, on a rare clear night, my son took this photograph of Jupiter from his West Dorset back garden. He has been watching the stars for some years, but it was only recently that his new camera equipment enabled good photographs to be taken through his telescope. I have his permission to post this on my blog. He was really pleased with the result and the image quickly arrived here via i phone!
We have been watching the BBC Stargazing Live series and I have just looked at their pages on the BBC website. There is so much information and some amazingly beautiful images from space.
Back here on earth, we are in the grips of grey, drizzly weather with a band of heavy rain due overnight. Yesterday was beautiful. Sunshine and blue skies for a day! Despite the wilder weather of our winter, one look at the constant, rolling storms of Jupiter puts things into perspective.