Jupiter images, including a composite with moons

On Monday (5th November – with fireworks exploding nearby) we captured some images of Jupiter with the Alan Young telescope.

We used raw format on the Canon dSLR (.CR2), for the images.

(Captures by Ted Pearson, composite image by Kevin Brown using Gimp.org)

Here is an image of Jupiter:

jupiter captured 051112 in canon dslr raw format


And below, a composite image of Jupiter (1/200 second exposure) and its four “Galilean” moons – Io, Europa, Ganymede and Callisto (1/4 second exposure).

Jupiter and  four of its moons - composite image