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Contains:  Solar system body or event

Jupiter 2020-05-24: Ganymede emerging from Jupiter's shadow

Acquisition type: Lucky imaging

Technical card


Date:May 24, 2020

Time: 19:57

Frames: 1440

FPS: 80.00000

Focal length: 5600

CMI: 295.00

CMII: 313.00

CMIII: 16.20

Seeing: 3

Transparency: 6


Resolution: 1214x524

Locations: Home, Singapore, Singapore

Data source: Backyard

Description

Although the session itself was a frustrating one (with variable transparency and seeing) the best of the images fortuitously captured the event I was hoping for: Ganymede emerging from Jupiter's umbra. This is best illustrated in the animation (rev B) ... which also illustrates the variable conditions!

Ganymede is visible as a thin crescent in the main image, along with Europa (far left) and Io (far right).

Each image is a single 2 min capture, with the best 15% of frames stacked.

Comments

Author

DMach
Darren (DMach)
License: None (All rights reserved)
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Revisions

B

Description: 3 frame animation

Histogram

Jupiter 2020-05-24: Ganymede emerging from Jupiter's shadow, 



    
        

            Darren (DMach)