Jupiter Taken with a DFK 21AU618.AS

Blogged by Aurélie Le Fort-Beunink on February 21, 2013 and tagged with Sample Images, Jupiter, Community.

The King of Solar System planets is prominent in the night sky throughout the month, located near Aldebaran in the constellation Taurus.

Pat Knoll took this image on January 18th from his observing site at Kearny Mesa, California, using a Meade LX200 Classic at f/40 with a 4X Powermate.

The image was compiled from a two-minute run with a The Imaging Source DFK 21AU618.AS camera.

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