Jupiter and Ganymede

Astroimages with 12.5" Newtonian and VestaCam

Uploaded 6/5/06

Jupiter with the Great Red Spot, and moon shadow
  Ganymede's small disk

This is my first attempt for this new apparition of this Planet, using about half the 450 frames that were recorded in 30 seconds time.

Instrument: 12.5" f/5 Newtonian CCD Camera: Vesta Cam Pro with Sony Sensor Exposure: 1/100 Filters: IR Location: Payson, Arizona Elevation: 5150 ft. Sky: Seeing FWHM = 5 sec Transparency 8/10 Outside Temperature: 60F Processing Tools: Photoshop, Registax HOME GALAXIES EMISSION NEBS REFLECTION NEBS COMETS GLOBULARS OPEN CLUST PLANETARIES LINKS

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