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General Info

as of 06/13/2024 7:32 p.m.

Constellation Taurus
Right ascension4:10:11.09 (Hours)
Declination20:19:28.9 (Deg)
% illuminated99.893
Distance from Earth5.97271AU
Distance from Sun5.02256AU
Mass317.8 ⊕

The largest planet

☉ Solar Masses ⊕ Earth Masses j Jupiter Masses


celestron Astromaster 70eq
100 points

Was able to just make out the bands on Jupiter using 20x. Need to work on using EQ mount as tracking was difficult.


Orion XT8
100 points

two very pronounced belts. two very faint belts. bands had turbulent edges. Callisto and Io were to the East. Ganymede and Europa were to the West.

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