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Tom Stormcrowe 08-18-09 06:44 PM

Very Cool Astronomical Video: Io's shado crossing Jupiter
 
http://spaceweather.com/swpod2009/18...3okdiq1m7dbfb7

How cool is that?

SonataInFSharp 08-19-09 08:18 AM

That took less than an hour? How fast is its orbit?

Allen 08-19-09 09:36 AM

That's Io's shadow across the face of Ganymede not Jupiter.
Very cool image.

Sonata,

Through a small telescope you can watch the positions of the four galilean moons change in the course of a night.

FlatMaster 08-19-09 12:26 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by AllenG (Post 9517105)
That's Io's shadow across the face of Ganymede not Jupiter.
Very cool image.

Sonata,

Through a small telescope you can watch the positions of the four galilean moons change in the course of a night.

Yeah, I was going to say, either Jupiter shrunk or Io got huge.


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