Observing Jupiter & Saturn

Friday, 14th March 2003 at 7:00p.m.
Malta Council for Science and Technology, Bighi, Kalkara.

The largest planets of the solar system, Jupiter and Saturn, are favourably placed for observation at the moment. Jupiter is thrilling to view in just about any telescope – even a small instrument will reveal a few cloud belts. Its four largest satellites gracefully dance around it, occasionally pass behind or in front of the planet, and into its shadow. The ringed planet Saturn is now the biggest and brightest it ever gets for us during its 30-year orbit around the Sun…

Don’t miss this activity! In case of unfavourable weather, there will be an indoor presentation.