Jupiter with Io and Ganymede near opposition | Michael A. Phillips

Michael A. Phillips
Location of photo
United States
Date/Time of photo
Type: Custom Homebuilt Newtonian Mount: Celestron CGE on JMI Wheely bars Aperture: 356mm (14") Focal Ratio: f/4.5 Native Focal Length: 1600mm Primary Mirror: Carl Zambuto 14" f/4.5 Secondary Mirror: Antares 3.5" 1/30wave Spider Vanes: 3-Vane Curved from 800Destiny, purchased through Scope Stuff Primary Mirror Cell: Mag 1 Instruments 6 point floating cell Focuser: JMI NGF-XTnM Motorized with SmartFocus and DRO Tube: Custom Built by Joe at Parallax Instruments, Inc ( http://www.parallaxinstruments.com/ ) - mocked up in a sonotube 100% unpainted Aluminium 0.080" thick 58.5" Length (56" from ring front to tube front) 16.25" Diameter
Part of a larger animation that show Io slipping into the shadow of the globe of Jupiter and later Ganymede's transit across Jupiter's cloud tops.
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