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Observation by Tim Burgess: Mars & Jupiter Conjunction

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Tim Burgess

Observer

Tim Burgess

Observed

2018 Jan 07 - 06:41

Uploaded

2020 Jan 29 - 22:36

Objects

Mars
Conjunction
Jupiter

Equipment
  • Celestron 8" Edge HD
  • Canon EOS 5d Mk3
  • ZWO ASI120MC (Insert)
Location

Thatcham, UK

Target name

Mars & Jupiter Conjunction

Title

Mars & Jupiter Conjunction

About this image

Jupiter and the moon captured during their conjunction which saw the two planets just 0.25° apart (from Earth's view point) Jupiter's moons are nicely grouped together so all are individually visible. 

The insert image of Jupiter was captured a few minutes later than the wide field shot, and used the CCD camera (ZWOASI120MC)  The seeing conditions weren't good, with cloud blowing through so quite happy with the details 

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