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Observation by Paul Leyland: Elara (Jupiter-VII)

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Paul Leyland

Observer

Paul Leyland

Observed

2019 Jun 16 - 22:25

Uploaded

2019 Oct 07 - 17:57

Objects

Jupiter

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Constellation

Scorpius

Field centre

RA: 16h26m
Dec: -28°32'
Position angle: +155°07'

Field size

2°37' × 1°59'

Equipment
  • 0.4m Dilworth-Relay
  • SBIG-8 with AO-7 autoguider
  • No filter
Exposure

486 seconds in 10 subs

Location

Tacande Observatory

Target name

Elara (Jupiter-VII)

Title

Elara (Jupiter-VII)

About this image

The first Jovian satellite imaged in my program.  The MPC ephemeris has V magnitude of 16.5.  The bright star to the lower right, with extensive CCD blooming, is HD 155414 at V=7.86.  The striations in the back ground are due to the imperfect removal of the scattered light from Jupiter.  They show up because of the contrast stretching used to make Elara more easily visible which, itself, is not so much brighter than the sky background.

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