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David Hoskin
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
05:02 pm

Equipment Details:

200mm f/10 Celestron C8 SCT, ZWO ASI224MC CMOS camera with UV/IR cut filter, SkyWatcher EQ6R mount

Post-processing Details:

2500 video frames stacked with AutoStakkert3, wavelets with Registax6, additional post-processing with Photoshop and Microsoft Photo.

Image Details:

Jupiter and 3 of the 4 Galilean moons (from left to right: Ganymede, Io, Europa - Callisto is out of frame on the left) imaged early Saturday evening. This image was obtained during twilight just after sunset. To the unaided eye Jupiter appeared as a brilliant white "star" against the blue sky.