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Jupiter Double Shadow Transit at f/20



This shot caught a relatively rare double moon shadow transit on the face of Jupiter.  The moons creating the shadows are Ganymede (upper left of the planet) and Io (still within the planet's disk).


The telescope used for this image was the Selman Lab Observatory's 12" Meade SCT.


Date: 3/20/2004

Telescope:  Meade LX200 12" SCT, f/20

Camera:  Meade LPI

Capture Software:  Autostar Suite

Settings: Auto Jupiter

Exposure Count:  45 frames

Method:  Stacked, aligned and wavelet processed in Registax.  Balanced in Photoshop.

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