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Observation by Andrew Paterson: Jupiter and Saturn by Camera

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Andrew Paterson

Observer

Andrew Paterson

Observed

2020 Dec 24 - 17:00

Uploaded

2020 Dec 24 - 17:44

Objects

Jupiter
Saturn
Conjunction

Equipment
  • Nikon Coolpix P900
Exposure

1s F6.3 ISO 1600

Location

Hill Head , Hampshire

Target name

Jupiter and Saturn

Title

Jupiter and Saturn by Camera

About this image

An image of Jupiter and Saturn a few days after closest conjunction taken with a bridge camera on a long focal length setting.  All the Galilean moons of Jupiter are visible west of the planet - in order Io, Europa, Callisto and Ganymede. They were 8 degrees high and just about to disappear behind a tree.

 

 

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