Moons of Jupiter – October 2015

10 - October 2015

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The charts by Dominc Ford above show the changing positions of Jupiter’s four largest Moons, which are easily visible through a pair of modest binoculars or a small telescope as a series of pinpoints of light around Jupiter.

  • The east-west position of each moon relative to Jupiter is shown by a coloured line.
  • The planet’s disk is represented by the grey strip that runs down the centre of each column, which the moons past in front of when travelling from east to west (left to right), and behind when travelling from west to east (right to left).

Back to Astronomical Calendar for 2015 page.

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