The Foredown Tower Astronomers held a three-night event during National Astronomy Week to show Jupiter and the Galilean Moons to the public. The event was held in the Grounds of the Emmaus Community, Brighton, and during the course of the event there were more than 150 people attending. One of the Management Team at Emmaus who was helping with the set-up took a look through the Dobsonian and then when asked if he could see the cloud belts, he said “yes, but I can see a small black dot as well.” I had not mentioned to anyone that Europa was in transit at 7 p.m. For someone not involved in astronomy to see a transit of Europa made his first sight of Jupiter’s Moons a little bit more special.


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