Karl Diefenderfer wrote:
Jupiter and its Galilean moons with the last quarter Wolf Moon. The clouds finally disappeared this morning, and, even though the image is a little grainy, I was able to image Jupiter’s moons with our moon, with a little earthshine added in for good measure!
Thank you, Karl!
Bottom line: Moon, Jupiter, Jupiter’s moons on January 19, 2017.
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