New Jupiter moon

This photo shows the moving, point-like image of the newly discovered Jupiter moon, S/1999 J 1 , as observed with VLT ANTU and the FORS-1 instrument, low in the sky and just before sunrise on July 28, 2000. Three frames have been combined into an animated gif-image to visualize this motion. Each exposure lasted 1 min. The image quality was 0.7 arcsec, just above the horizon. The field shown in the photo is about 1.5 x 1.5 arcmin 2 ; North is up and East is left.

Crediti:

ESO

Riguardo l'immagine

Identificazione:eso0025b
Tipo:Osservazione
Data di rilascio:04 Agosto 2000
Notizie relative:eso0025
Grandezza:425 x 426 px

Riguardo all'oggetto

Nome:S/1999 J 1
Tipo:Solar System : Planet : Satellite
Categoria:Solar System

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Colori e filtri

BandaTelescopio
Ottico
R
Very Large Telescope
FORS1

 

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