When you will look up the night sky this month, you will very quickly notice a bright dot there. This bright dot is Jupiter.
Cloudy weather for astronomer? No problem for astronomer Ringo! Look at his happy smile while relaxing at the observatory’s gardens.
Sitting on the balcony together with Ringo, watching the night sky.
Post-processed photo of Jupiter and Galilean moons on 31 July 2017.
Moon and Jupiter in a close conjunction on July 1, 2017 (Saturday).
Some “retro” style photo of Jupiter and the surrounding stars. And the meteor catched on the second picture.
Probably you have noticed that this month is Jupiter quite bright in the night sky. It is because this planet is these days at its opposition. Where to look to see Jupiter?
Jupiter and moons – timeline in March 2017. Maybe you remember how Galileo Galilei discovered the moons of Jupiter in 1609.
Clear night sky allowed me to take some some photos with my camera. Again without using a telescope. Here is one of my photos of Jupiter with its moons.
Finally the night sky was clear after couple of days. And a very nice present for all of us was up there – Moon and bright Jupiter very close to each other.
Last night was the prenumbral lunar eclipse, but there was also a great opportunity to take a photo of planet Jupiter with its Galilean moons around.
Jupiter and its moon Callisto taken by old iPhone 4. Is that possible? Check it out …
Jupiter via single camera.
Jupiter with some of its moons. Very blurred photo.