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Observation by Paul Leyland: Sinope (Jupiter IX)

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Paul Leyland

Observer

Paul Leyland

Observed

2019 Jun 20 - 02:15

Uploaded

2019 Oct 09 - 19:04

Objects

Jupiter

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

8x60s + 10s stacked

Location

Tacande Observatory

Target name

Sinope (Jupiter IX)

Title

Sinope (Jupiter IX)

About this image

Sinope was V=18.0 at the time of the observation according to the MPC ephemeris.  The field is rather crowded (the two stars either side of Sinope are separated by 12.5 arcsec) but Sinope appears precisely where predicted (measured at 17:12:12.9 -22:48:49 J2000) and there is no star at that position brighter than mag 19.9 in Gaia-DR2.  Limiting stellar magnitude is close to 19.0.

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