Infrared image of giant planet Jupiter

This a very-short CCD exposure of the giant planet Jupiter, obtained with the NTT through an infrared filter with a passband near 1000 nm. At the time of the observation, Jupiter was only above the northern horizon at La Silla.

Credit:

ESO

About the Image

Id:eso9003e
Type:Planetary
Release date:6 February 1990
Related releases:eso9003
Size:1743 x 1257 px

About the Object

Name:Jupiter
Type:Solar System : Planet : Type : Gas Giant
Category:Solar System

Image Formats

Large JPEG
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Screensize JPEG
192.5 KB

Colours & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
Infrared
Near-IR
1.0 μmNew Technology Telescope

 

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