Jupiter in 2017 

Observing Sites: Chilescope Obervatory, Near Cerro Pachon, Atacama region, Chile.

Opposition date: April 7th, 2016. Apparent Opposition Diameter: 44.20". Declination:-0539'. Constellation: Virgo

 

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Jupiter on April 29th, 2017. Poor seeing conditions. Ganymede alongside the planet.


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Jupiter on April 11th, 2017. Poor to fair seeing conditions.


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Jupiter on April 5th, 2017. Fair seeing conditions. The GRS is nicely seen with features visible inside the storm.


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Jupiter on April 3rd, 2017. Fair seeing conditions. Io alongside the planet.


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Jupiter on March 27th, 2017. Poor to fair seeing conditions. Images taken almost coincide exactly with Juno PJ-5 flyby which occurred over this region less than 2hrs after these images. 1 metre telescope with ASI174MM.


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Jupiter on March 18th, 2017. Poor seeing conditions. Io and shadow in transit. 1 metre telescope with ASI174MM.


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NASA APOD: March 25th, 2017

Jupiter on March 17th, 2017. Fair to good seeing conditions. Ganymede and its shadow in transit. Io is alongside at right. 1 metre telescope with ASI174MM.


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Jupiter on March 16th, 2017. Poor to Fair seeing conditions. 1 metre telescope with ASI174MM.


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Jupiter on March 15th, 2017. Fair seeing conditions. 1 metre telescope with ASI174MM.


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Jupiter on March 14th, 2017. Fair seeing conditions. 1 metre telescope with ASI174MM.


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Jupiter on March 7th, 2017. Fair to good seeing conditions. 1 metre telescope with ASI174MM.


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Jupiter on March 5th, 2017. Poor seeing conditions. 1 metre telescope with ASI174MM.


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Jupiter on March 4th, 2017. Very poor seeing conditions. 1 metre telescope with ASI174MM.


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Jupiter on March 2nd, 2017. Poor seeing conditions and technical problems meant we were stuck on B filter for these images. 1 metre telescope with ASI174MM.


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Jupiter on February 28th, 2017. Good seeing conditions. 1 metre telescope with ASI174MM.


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Jupiter on February 26th, 2017. Good seeing conditions. 1 metre telescope with ASI174MM.


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Jupiter on February 25st, 2017. Good seeing conditions. 1 metre telescope with ASI174MM.


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Jupiter on February 23rd, 2017. Fair seeing conditions. Io and shadow in transit. 1 metre telescope with ASI174MM.


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Jupiter on February 21st, 2017. Fair seeing conditions. 1 metre telescope with ASI174MM.


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Jupiter on February 19th, 2017. Good seeing. Europa shadow in transit with the moon alongside Jupiter. Some nice surface detail can be seen on Europa. 1 metre telescope with ASI174MM.


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Jupiter on February 18th, 2017. Fair seeing conditions. The first session of the new apparition and my first ever planetary session done remotely. 1 metre telescope with ASI174MM.

 


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