Moon, Jupiter, Jupiter’s moons

Jupiter and its Galilean moons with Earth’s moon at the last quarter phase, captured Thursday morning.

January 19, 2017 last quarter moon and bright planet Jupiter, with several of Jupiter’s moons visible, via Karl Diefenderfer in Quakertown, Pennsylvania.

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!

The moon will be near Jupiter on the morning of January 20, too. Read more.

Bottom line: Moon, Jupiter, Jupiter’s moons on January 19, 2017.

Deborah Byrd