Location:esfahan province * Dowlat Abad city* 32/801N 52/ 695E
Time zone: 3:30
Instrument:telescope meade lx90GPS* canoon 30D&400D
Member of group:s.Kamal Hassandokht. Mahdi Rahimi. Mahdi Kamali. Mohammad Kamali. Javad Rahimi. Ahmad Reza Rahimi.Ahmad Fattahi
According to astronomical caculation at local time:
░ Mag Dec: 3.245 3d 14m 43s approx Date: Sat 29 Nov 2008 ░
░ Delta T (TD-UT): 0h 01m 14s approx Time: 16h 49m 42s LT ░
░ Apparent Sunrise: 6h 27m 01s LT Apparent Sunset: 16h 51m 17s LT ░
░ Moon Alt: 9.222 9d 13m 18s Moon Azi: 228.581 228d 34m 53s ░
░ Moon Dec: -27.522 -27d 31m 18s Moon RA: 17.796 17h 47m 44s ░
░ Sun Alt: -1.803 -1d 48m 12s Sun Azi: 245.303 245d 18m 11s ░
░ Sun Dec: -21.597 -21d 35m 50s Sun RA: 16.395 16h 23m 41s ░
░ Rel Alt: 11.025 11d 01m 30s Rel Azi: -16.722 -16d 43m 19s ░
░ Elongation: 19.978 19d 58m 41s Moon Age: 44.62h 1D 20H 37M ░
░ Phase:0.0317 Mag: -6.00 Width:0.89m Semi-Diam:0.246 Distance:406471.12km
░ Moon Rise: 7h 58m 10s LT Azimuth: 121d 49m 14s
░ Moon Set: 17h 59m 00s LT Azimuth: 238d 22m 10s
░ Sunrise-Moonrise: 1h 31m 09s Sunset-Moonset: 1h 07m 42s
we arrived to observatory at 12:50p.m. at first we decided to found venus by telescope and we successed to found it at 1:15p.m.
taking into consideration anglar separation between jupeter and venus was about 2or3degree we found jupeter immediately we could align telescope with jupeter and venus.after that we moved telescope towards crescent . when telescope stopped <mr kamali seen through telescope. After moment he said :I can not see any thing therefore once more we moved telescope towards venus .when telescope found it <venus was middle of field view telescope exactly and mr Kamali focused on it. After that decided move telescope toward crescent.then we focused telescope on it mr kamali saw crescent at 3:12 p.m.for the first time. He could see crescent at4:00 and 4:12p.m. also he could see crescent by binocular at 4:50p.m.
afterwards mr javad rahimi and mr ahmad reza rahimi <could find crescent by binocular at 4:53 and 4:55.also mr Javad rahimicould see crescent with naked eye at 5:00p.m.