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The planets of our solar system travel across our skies each and every day, most of them easy to pick out with the naked eye. The bright star like appearences blend in with the rest of the night sky.

Here I will attempt to capture all of our planetary neighbours.

*Click on image to see a larger image.

 

Jupiter

 

 

If you click on this image you can clearly see at least three of Jupiter's moons, the Great Red Spot is also visible.

Taken using a Meade LPI connected to a 10" LX200GPS - 50 Frames stacked.

 

This image of Jupiter shows one of Jupiter's moons, Io being eclipted by Jupiter.

Taken using a Meade LPI connected to a 10" LX200GPS - 75 Frames stacked.

 

Another classic image of Jupiter and the Great Red Spot.

Taken using a Meade LPI connected to a 10" LX200GPS - 50 Frames stacked.

 

Jupiter and the Great Red Spot

Taken using a Meade LPI connected to a 10" LX200GPS - 50 Frames stacked.

 

Saturn

Sailing around in the midst of space - Saturn showing a nice tilt of it's ring system.

Taken using a Meade LPI connected to a 10" LX200GPS - 50 Frames stacked.