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Transit of Io and it's shadow (March 2nd)

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#1 Uwe Pilz

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Posted 02 March 2014 - 03:10 PM

This evening we had quite steady air her in Germany. I observed Jupiter and saw Io’s shadow moving across the disk. The moon itself I could see not until very close to the edge. But then it was the brightest feature of the whole disk.
The eddy trail of the GRS could be glimpsed easily, and some other details were observable in moments of very steady air.
The instrument was a 12 inch Newtonian at 192x.

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#2 kenrenard

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Posted 02 March 2014 - 06:51 PM

Uwe,
Nice capture, you caught the GRS wake very well. Fine work!


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Posted 02 March 2014 - 10:13 PM

Uwe,

Fine sketch and description of what you witnessed.
Wonderful!

Frank :)

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Posted 03 March 2014 - 03:50 PM

Uwe,

Good sketch of Io Transit on Jupiter :).

CS,KLU,

:thanx:,

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#5 Tamas Bognar

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Posted 04 March 2014 - 01:52 AM

Fine sketch, Uwe ! Congratulations!

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Posted 04 March 2014 - 02:23 PM

Very nice, Uwe. I like that inset of Io. :)






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