Jupiter and Moons


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Catalog
Obj Type
Location
Date Taken:
Gilbert
N/A - Unknown
Planet
CTIO, Chile
08-20-2007
Description

Jupiter over Chile on the night of August 20, 2007 at approximately 1:16 UT.

The three moons to the lower right of Jupiter are Ganymede, Europa and Callisto (from Jupiter outwards).  The small dark spot on Jupiter itself is the shadow cast by Ganymede.  Jupiter's other bright moon Io is hidden behind the planet.

Technical Details
Exposure Time:
Stack of 15 x 0.5 second Ha images binned 1x1
Camera:
Apogee Alta U47
Telescope:
RCOS Carbon Truss 16 inch f/11.3 Ritchey-Chretien
Mount:
Software Bisque Paramount ME
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