The Planet, Jupiter

Posted by Michael Skorulski (Toronto, Canada) on 20 April 2015 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

Here we have the planet Jupiter with 3 of its moons. The dark speck on Jupiter's surface is a transiting moon. Jupiter's great red spot, a massive storm that has lasted for hundreds of years, is clearly visible. Jupiter's reddish cloud bands can also be seen.The image was taken through a telescope in the backyard of my house in Saudi Arabia.

 

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