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Landscape image of a planet - 8.8.2022 at 03.36 - 8.8.2022 at 03.36 Lempäälä, Sääksjärvi Observation number 108169

Visibility III / V


When I woke up in the early morning today, I saw a bright "star" in the brightening morning southern sky, which turned out to be Jupiter when viewed through my Newton-style reflecting telescope. I looked at that planet for a while through my telescope and I also saw through my telescope two so-called Galilean moon. Jupiter itself was bright and clear, but I could not make out the details of its cloud bands. I took a couple of pictures of the object with my iPhone 8 smartphone, which I believe also show illuminating night clouds, so does the observation actually belong to the cloud category? This time I didn't take any pictures of Jupiter itself through my telescope.


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  • Observation target
    • Landscape image of a planet
  • Name of the observation target
    • Jupiter
Comments: 1 pcs
Tapio Lahtinen - 8.8.2022 at 11.51 Report this

En ole varma onko nuo valaisevia yöpilviä.
Yöllä kyllä näkyi sellaisia mutta aika kapealla alueella.

Samaan aikaan kuvailin muuten myös Tampereella Jupiteria.

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