Jupiter: 19 Oct. 2012

Jupiter: 19 Oct. 2012

Jupiter: 19 Oct. 2012

Jupiter is the largest planet in our Solar System. It is surrounded by a huge number of satellites, the biggest ones were discovered by Galileo Galilei in 1610. It is always a very rewarding view with every telescope.

Here it shows the Red Spot, with another interesting feature close to it

This image was captured with the Celestron C14″, part of the Virtual Telescope Project, using  blue filter. The OTA in installed on a Paramount ME mount, by Software Bisque. The CCD camera is a SBIG ST8-XME. The image scale is of 0.62″/pixel.

 

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