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Io on Jupiter's limb
Normally the moons of Jupiter are too faint to be recorded at the same time as Jupiter itself. However, when the large Gallilean moons pass in front of Jupiter's disk it is possible to steal a little of Jupiter's light in order to bring out the tiny moon.
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Io on Jupiter's limb

Normally the moons of Jupiter are too faint to be recorded at the same time as Jupiter itself. However, when the large Gallilean moons pass in front of Jupiter's disk it is possible to steal a little of Jupiter's light in order to bring out the tiny moon.

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Filename:jupiterIoGreg.jpg
Album name:Greg / Jupiter
Rating (4 votes):44444
Link-words:Jupiter
Image date, time and location:Tuesday 26 October 1999 at 00.27-29 BST
Telescope aperture and focal ratio:All taken on film with a 31/2 Questar. The seeing from Bromley was fair.
Filesize:3115 Bytes
Date added:Oct 31, 2001
Dimensions:157 x 76 pixels
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