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Jupiter and two moons / Callisto shadow transit
Jupiter and two moons / Callisto shadow transit at US Store
Jupiter and two moons / Callisto shadow transit at US Store
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Date Taken: 02/22/2014
Photographer: Steve Peters
Location: Fremont Peak, CA
Telescope: Orion EON 130mm ED Triplet Apochromatic Refractor Telescope
Mount: Orion Sirius EQ-G Computerized GoTo Telescope Mount
Other Camera: Canon Powershot G15
Processing: Photoshop CS6
Exposure: 1 x 0.5s, ISO 80, 182x magnification
Other Equipment Used: SteadyPix Pro, 5mm Ultrascopic eyepiece
Notes: Orion SteadyPix Pro adapter was used to hold the camera up to the telescope eyepiece. This 182x image shows two of Jupiter's moons, Ganymede (closest) and Io, but the dark shadow on the planet was cast by a different moon, Callisto, which was on the opposite side but is not visible in the field of view.

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