Jupiter and Ganymede | Gary Walker

Gary Walker
Location of photo
Macon, GA (USA)
Date/Time of photo
22 Nov 2011 03-12 UT
Telescope: 10-in APM refractor Camera: Point Grey Research Flea3 Filters: Astronomik RGB
Jupiter's largest moon, Ganymede, is off the upper left limb of Jupiter on its way to transiting Jupiter across the south polar region (south is up in this image). Bright and dark albedo features are evident on Ganymede despite its small 1.8 arcsec disc size. Jupiter's Great Red Spot is also well seen as is a large dark red barge in the North Equitorial Belt.
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