Thursday, August 13, 2009

Videoclip of a Sun eclipse on Jupiter

This is a Sun eclipse on the planet Jupiter caused by its moon Io. The following videoclip has been captured from my backyard in Germany using a tiny 6 cm telescope.

Date: 05 August 2009, time: 1:15 .. 1:43 GMT+2

Telescope: Takahashi FS-60C

Extender: Televue Powermate 5x

Camera: DBK21 color Webcam

Mount: Takahashi Sky-Patrol III

Software: GIOTTO, MaximDL

Tuesday, August 04, 2009

Jupiter and friends

From left to right: Europa Jupiter Ganymede Io

Date: 2 August 2009 @2:30

Telescope: Takahashi FS60C with Powermate 5x Extender

Webcam: modified ToUCam