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Dancing Jovian Moons, Io and Europa

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On 20150128 Jupiter's Moons Io and Europa had an occultation event. These types of events occur when Jupiter has, "Plane crossings as seen from the Earth occur once every 5-6 years, with the last series transpiring in 2009, and the next set due to begin around 2020." - source (More info here: http://www.universetoday.com/115814/observing-challenge-catch-a-series-of-mutual-eclipses-by-jupiters-moons/) Come see more of my Jupiter photos: http://maphilli14.webs.com/jupiter Telescope: 14" f/4.5 newt (http://maphilli14.webs.com/akulesvitalstats.htm) Camera: PointGrey Research Flea3 Weather: Seeing-3.5/5, Transparency-0.5/5 Settings: Frames captured=2815 File type=SER Binning=no ROI=200x200 FPS (avg.)=93 Shutter=10.32ms Gain=3318 Histogramm(max)=92 Histogramm=36% Limit=30 Seconds Sensor temperature=11.6 °C / 53.0 °F Red channel Software: Captured in FireCapture v2.3 Stacked in AutoStakkert2 Sharpening in AstraImage Movies made with Linux and OpenShot Music: Artist of the track: Quantum Jazz Title of the track: "Passing Fields" Direct URL of the track: https://www.jamendo.com/en/track/887685/passing-fields Link to the license terms: https://www.jamendo.com/en/list/a104389/end-of-line Terms of the license: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0