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Observation by Paul Leyland: Lysithea (Jupiter-X)

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Paul Leyland

Observer

Paul Leyland

Observed

2020 Aug 05 - 21:05

Uploaded

2020 Aug 12 - 13:43

Objects

Jupiter

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Constellation

Sagittarius

Field centre

RA: 19h27m
Dec: -21°59'
Position angle: +0°00'

Field size

0°08' × 0°05'

Equipment
  • 0.4m Dilworth-Relay
  • SX Trius Pro 814
  • No filter
Exposure

1200s (20 x 60s, median stacked on predicted motion)

Location

Tacande Observatory, MPC J22

Target name

Lysithea (Jupiter-X)

Title

Lysithea (Jupiter-X)

About this image

Lysithea was predicted to be at magnitude 18.3 when imaged.  The subs were stacked on its motion as predicted in the MPC ephemeris. The image shows a circular image of the satellite and stars which are trailed because of the -18.61 arcsec/hour mean motion in RA and -1.63 arcsec/hour in Dec.

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