n MNASSA : Monthly Notes of the Astronomical Society of South Africa - Occultation of Jupiter by the moon, 2005 May 20 : observer's page

Volume 64, Issue 7_8
  • ISSN : 0024-8266



Extracted from text ... mnassa vol 64 nos 7 & 8 122 observer's page Occultation of Jupiter by the Moon, 2005 May 20 Willie Koorts captured Jupiter slipping behind the dark lunar limb using a 9-inch Newtonian and a digital camera. Willie Koorts from Wellington writes: "In total contrast to the mostly cloudy weather we had when Jupiter was brushing past the Moon (as seen from the Cape) a month before, it was totally clear in Wellington on May 20. Of equal contrast to the excellent seeing we had on April 22 despite the bad conditions, terrible seeing prevailed on the 20th, making ..

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