There are two things to keep an eye on today. First, there is a fine sunspot grouping on the sun right now, and if you have proper solar filters to use (very important! Don't even try unless you do!), this is an uncommon treat. Sunspot group 1029 shows several large spots and should be worth a look. After all, it could be a while before we get another one!
After dark be sure to look to the south, where the Moon joins Jupiter in a lovely pairing that will be eyecatching even without optical aide. Only 4 degrees apart, the two should fit in the field of most standard binoculars. Of course, with a telescope the Moon will show fine detail along the terminator, being just past first quarter, and Jupiter is always amazing!
Whenever you have a free moment today or tonight, enjoy the sights the sky has to offer.
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