Jupiter and Callisto

Jupiter and Callisto, captured by Tom Howard, Sussex, UK, using a Celestron Skyris 618C camera, Celestron C11 SCT, Skywatcher AZ-EQ6 mount.

Jupiter and Callisto, captured by Tom Howard, Sussex, UK, using a Celestron Skyris 618C camera, Celestron C11 SCT, Skywatcher AZ-EQ6 mount.

Tom Howard

Crawley, Sussex

Celestron C11 SCT, Celestron Skyris 618C camera, Skywatcher AZ-EQ6 mount.

Before this picture, the only image I had captured of Callisto, Jupiter’s darkest Galilean moon, was while it was crossing the disk of the planet last year. Being so dim, it looked more like a shadow. So, I am pleased to have recorded some surface detail in this year’s attempt.

2016-04-19T00:00:00

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