After moving last August to my new place, with a really nice deck (two levels), I finally got my scope out on my deck. I used my tripod on it and surprisingly there aren't a lot of vibrations that don't dampen out quickly. I'm going to eventually isolate the mount from the deck, but for now the view was nice and convenient.
The part of the sky where the Moon and planets pass through is, for the most part, open. I have a few trees that get in the way, but I can just take a break and wait for the Moon and planets to pass by them. Although when the Moon is high enough it passes over the tree tops entirely all the way across.
Last night as I was viewing the Moon, a jet passed through the view, silhouetted against the backdrop of the craters I was looking at. I didn't get an image of that, but you can see the contrail in the pic below, in the upper left.
Edited by MarkMittlesteadt, 16 May 2019 - 09:30 AM.