Flintstone Stargazing

October 9, 2010

Io transiting Jupiter on 10-8-10

Filed under: astronomy, Astrophotography, Jupiter, Observation Journal — Tags: , — Ed @ 12:28 am

While trying out some stuff tonight I noticed that Io would be transiting Jupiter tonight and so I set up to capture it. You can see Io in front of Jupiter while it’s shadow creates an eclipse on the cloud tops of the planet. Very cool. I also had a couple visitors this evening who enjoyed seeing Io emerge from in front of Jupiter while its shadow continued across.


1 Comment »

  1. The boys talked about this all night. Thank you for allowing them to enjoy this moment with you.

    Comment by Amanda — October 9, 2010 @ 10:24 am

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