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Jupiter with 2 moons and 2 moon shadows

Posted by
Michael Skorulski (Toronto, Canada) on 20 March 2016 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

The 2 black dots are shadows cast on the clouds by transiting moons. The light dots nearby are actual moons.

Dany Hèm-Kervran from Morillon, France

A new amazing photo among a great serie.

20 Mar 2016 6:29am

@Dany Hèm-Kervran: Thank you, Dany.

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

This becomes education by way of art . . or it might be art by way of education !

20 Mar 2016 8:45am

@Ronnie 2¢: As always a great comment. Thank you, Ronnie.

kerrfoa from Rennes, France

Beautiful 10*

20 Mar 2016 10:18am

franz from Baden, Austria

amazing image and great lesson in astronomy !!!

20 Mar 2016 12:41pm

@franz: Thank you, Franz.

Adela Fonts from Barcelona, Spain


20 Mar 2016 6:28pm

omid from mashhad, Iran


20 Mar 2016 6:51pm

Wayra from Roma, Italy

Really amazing!

21 Mar 2016 9:52am

Evelyne Dubos from Le Mans, France

Another great one, thanks for explanations about dots.

21 Mar 2016 10:19am

@Evelyne Dubos: A pleasure. Many thanks for your comment.

Marjolein from Westvoorne, Netherlands

What special agin....Splendid

21 Mar 2016 2:32pm

L'Angevine from Angers, France


21 Mar 2016 2:59pm

MEC from Setúbal, Portugal

A fabulous picture !!

24 Mar 2016 8:00am

Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal


24 Mar 2016 11:06pm

Moridi from Tehran, Iran

Superb capture.

25 Mar 2016 5:45pm

Devi from Chennai, India

Terrific capture of the moons and shadows !!!!

27 Mar 2016 10:06am