Jupiter Image

Blogged by Xiao Sun on July 10, 2009 and tagged with Sample Images, Jupiter, Animation.

This outstanding Jupiter image comes from Mike Salway, the well known Astrophotographer based in New South Wales, Australia. He captured the picture on the morning of July 6 with his fine astro-imaging equipment - DMK 21AU04.AS.


Here is his brief about the picture:


This image was captured on Monday morning, 6th July local time (5th July UT), in slightly above average seeing. It shows Oval BA still with a darker orange/red ring inside it, and the continuing upheaval of the NEB.

I've also got some images of the Ganymede + Callisto close approach that occurred on the same night, but I'm still going through that data and need to create an animation, so it could be a few more days yet before I'll get a
chance to post the final result.

I am sure there are lots of people here waiting for your coming Jupiter animation.

Many thanks Mike! Well done!