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.

Credit:

ESO

About the Image

Id:eso0025b
Type:Observation
Release date:4 August 2000
Related releases:eso0025
Size:425 x 426 px

About the Object

Name:S/1999 J 1
Type:• Solar System : Planet : Satellite
• X - Solar System

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Colours & filters

BandTelescope
Optical
R
Very Large Telescope
FORS1

 

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