Ganymede eclipses Europa - possible details on Ganymede Image 2009/08/04(UT)
Marc Delcroix (254mm SC)
Here are the results of my second "phemu" observation:
Lightcurve showing my own analysis with a observed minimum intensity
time for Europa 23s earlier than predicted:
An animation showing the event:
All data and further information is available upon request.
On top of that, despite the many observations i did for the past 4 years on Jupiter i think i got detail on Ganymede for the first time:
(dark cap beeing Galileo Region, see
One hour later the eclipse which results i posted a while ago, due to opposition the same satellites went for a very small partial occultation.
Bad conditions (lot of turbulence and clouds) prevented me to do any scientific analysis of the phenomenon, but i managed to do this average quality animation