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Jupiter
Io in Transit
17 days after opposition


Viewing at 100%
Note the rare absence of the belt usually surrounding the Great Red Spot. Taken 17 days after opposition. Io's shadow clearly visible, and Io has just completed its transit.
Jupiter Details:
Night of:Friday October 8, 2010
Site:Palomar Mountain
Local Time:8:20 PM | Oct 8, 2010
Altitude:33
Distance:372,047,920 miles
Magnitude:-2.89 mV
Diameter:49.26 arcsec
Tilt:+2.6 NP
Phase Angle:3.82
Illumination:99.89%
Camera Settings:
Telescope:9.25-SCT
Camera:Orion Starshoot DSI2
f/ratio:f30
Pixel Scale:0.235 arcsec
Gain:0
Exposure:0.045 sec
Video Length:?
Frames:
Stacked:0
WINJUPOS:11 frames stacked
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