Just as I was about to go back inside with the telescope, Venus appeared through a gap in the clouds. Quickly swung the telescope over to have a peek. Looked like it was illuminated a bit over 50% on the left side (newtonian view). When I got back inside, I looked it up in an astronomy app and it was 60,5% illuminated. Not the most interesting planet to observe, but still nice to have a peek every now and then.

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  • Observed with: Skywatcher Explorer 150PDS
  • Seeing: average
  • Light pollution: average