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    Default Jupiter near the Moon



    The moon was close to Jupiter tonight, with three of its moons visible. I used Photoshop to combine two images with different exposures to deal with the contrast.
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    Default Re: Jupiter near the Moon

    I just got back in from some astronomizing myself. The sight of an almost full moon with Jupiter on one side, and Aldebaran on the other side was delightful one indeed. I didn't stay out long though, lots of moon glow all over the sky and it was chilly out. I'm glad I went out though.

    Thanks for the effort posting your pic, it was very nice.

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    Hey that turned out surprisingly good. Nice job.
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    Default Re: Jupiter near the Moon

    , kind of cloudy right now over here...oh well!
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    Default Re: Jupiter near the Moon

    Thanks for posting the pic! I pulled my binos out tonight to get a decent look at the pair, just wish I my AT72 wasn't still boxed up from my move last week. Ah well maybe next month, have to check Stellarium and see they'll do it again...

    EDIT: just checked in Stellarium and on Christmas night in the Americas the pair will have a similar conjunction. Happy Holidays!
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    Default Re: Jupiter near the Moon

    That's quite a piece of history, well captured, right there! Awesome photo.
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    Default Re: Jupiter near the Moon

    Thx for sharing this nice image.

    Belgium was clouded (still) I could still see the Moon and Jupiter throught the clouds.
    I did not get the scope out as I probably wouldn't be able to see Jupiters moons.
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