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Observation by Jim Tomney: Jupiter 2021-07-28-0435

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Jim Tomney

Observer

Jim Tomney

Observed

2021 Jul 28 - 04:35

Uploaded

2021 Aug 01 - 01:08

Objects

Jupiter

Equipment
  • 25cm f/6 Newtonian
  • ImageSource DFK21AU042 camera
Exposure

60 fps

Location

Towson, MD US

Target name

Jupiter

Title

Jupiter 2021-07-28-0435

About this image

 

Was out early Wednesday morning imaging Jupiter amid slightly better than average seeing (6/10) and not very good transparency (3/6), probably partially due to the smoke from the wildfires out west. Io’s shadow was about to roll off the cloud tops at the start of the session, and in this shot the moon itself soon appeared.  

There a barge in the NEBn is approaching CM, while another is setting. There was a surprisingly strong band in the NPR, and I believe it may be the NN-LRS preceding that band. In the SSTB there is a white spot, possibly A7?

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