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as of 06/13/2024 7:54 p.m.

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General Info

as of 06/13/2024 7:54 p.m.

Constellation None
Right ascension4:10:34.32 (Hours)
Declination20:20:44.0 (Deg)
Mass0.018 ⊕
Earth VisibleTrue
Offset (+E/-W)(+S/+N)(+front/-behind)20.36249 -4.42053 -16.26528 Jupiter radii


☉ Solar Masses ⊕ Earth Masses j Jupiter Masses


Celestron Omni XLT 150
50 points

Finally saw Jupiter with my telescope. The great red spot was not in view but stripes were clearly visible. Io, Ganymede, Europa and Callisto were clearly visible.

All 4 Galilean moons visible in the 7x50's this morning.


Skywatcher Explorer 150PDS
50 points

A fair bit further to the right and slightly lower than Europa (newtonian view).


Celestron 127eq
50 points

All four major moons were visible, seen as tiny bright dots on either side of Jupiter.

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The following form will generate a PDF finder chart suitable for printing using to locate objects in the sky with your telescope!

The Date is only really useful for solar system objects, as deep space objects move measurably only on a galactic timescale.

The larger the F.O.V (field of view), the more "zoomed out" the object will appear. It can be helpful to print several charts of the same object with different field of views.

Limiting the magnitude (remember, lower magnitude means brighter!) of stars and objects can make sure your chart is not cluttered with dim objects that you may not be visible to you anyway. The defaults are good, but try experimenting with raising and lowering the values.

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