3 Dec 2011 Watched Io move around Jupiter and watched the Red Spot appear and transit. The moon was waning gibbous after first quarter so the orion nebula was washed out a bit observed M42 and M43
10 Dec 2011 Watched Io move around Jupiter and watched the Red spot transit. Full Moon in the way of observing anything else. John Callahan got some stills of Jupiter and the Red Spot.
17 Dec 2011 Watched M42 and M43 with deep sky filter and 40mm wide angle eye piece. Watched Io move around Jupiter and Frank Schenck took pictures of the Red Spot.
Summary of Observing with the C16 for December 2011.
Von Braun Astronomical Society