Jupiter in 2000-2001 

Observing Site: Kings Lynn, Norfolk, UK. +5245' N, 0035" E. 

Opposition date: November 28th, 2000. Apparent Opposition Diameter: 48.62". Declination:+2025'. Constellation: Taurus.

 

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Jupiter on February 17th, 2001. In the final images of the apparition, a transit of Io is underway across the clouds..

12" Meade Schmidt Cassegrain @ F22. SBIG ST-5c. IR700nm images.


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Jupiter on February 14th, 2001. Two small SSTB white ovals are very close to each other in these images.

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Jupiter on February 13th, 2001. Now well past opposition, the NEB expansion event has completed.

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Jupiter on November 14th, 2000. The NEB now appears full expanded at these longitudes.

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Jupiter on November 5th 2000. Again a wealth if fine detail can be seen across the Planet as opposition grows nearer.

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Jupiter on October 13th, 2000. A wealth of fine detail can be seen, including Oval BA.

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Jupiter on October 9th, 2000. The Great Red Spot is well defined as it comes onto the disk. Also note the two bright spots on the North Temperate Belt.

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Jupiter on October 6th, 2000. The NEB remains turbulent as the expansion event continues.

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Jupiter on September 25th, 2000. The bright mid- SEB appearance continues. The NEB norther edge is growing turbulent at these longitudes.

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Jupiter on September 24th, 2000. A shadow transit of Europa is underway.

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Jupiter on August 31st, 2000. The North Equatorial Belt is beginning one of its periodic expansion events as seen here.

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Jupiter on August 30th, 2000. Three small SSTB white ovals can be seen in this image. Also the mid South Equatorial Belt is bright.

12" Meade Schmidt Cassegrain @ F22. SBIG ST-5c. RGB images.


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Jupiter on August 29th, 2000. The Great Red Spot is well defined in this image, with a South Tropical band extending from it.

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Jupiter on August 25th, 2000. The North Equatorial Belt is growing increasingly turbulent as seen in these images,

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Jupiter on August 24th, 2000. The Great Red Spot is seen coming into view.

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Jupiter on August 23rd, 2000. A rare double transit of Io and Europa is underway in this image.

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Jupiter on August 18th, 2000. The first image of the new apparition reveal Jupiter's South Equatorial Belt central area appears much brighter. Also note the three SSTB white ovals.

12" Meade Schmidt Cassegrain @ F22. SBIG ST-5c. RGB images.

 

 


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