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32708

Re: Spot on Jupiter

Sorry, I retract that.
Bruce Kamiat
May 21
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32707

Re: Spot on Jupiter

Sorry, I retract that.
Bruce Kamiat
May 21
#32707
 
32705

Re: Spot on Jupiter

I could just make it out visually at about 12UT in better moments seeing @115X in my 25cm Newtonian last night. cheers, Gordon
Gordon Garradd
May 20
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32704

Re: Spot on Jupiter

Hi Alan, Based on position and Thom's photo it appears to be the dark "base" of a festoon along the south edge of the north equatorial belt. You can see it in
Bob King
May 20
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32703

Re: Spot on Jupiter

Anybody care to share the "explanation" with those of us too lazy (or ignorant) to follow links? ... -- Alan Harris harrisaw@... 4603 Orange
Alan Harris
May 20
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32702

Re: Spot on Jupiter

Thanks for the picture and the link to the explanation. Your picture does look like what we were seeing. Just too bad. I really wanted it to be an impact
Patrick Wiggins
May 20
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32701

Re: Spot on Jupiter

I posted a picture of Jupiter and the"Great Cold Spot" (I think) on the group's page. Not the best, but it shows. And there were no moon shadow transits
Thom Peck
May 20
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32700

Re: Spot on Jupiter

Just went out and had a look through the Lowell 60cm Clark refractor. If there's was a black spot, it is no longer there (about 4:15 UT for May 20). The
Brian Skiff
May 19
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32699

Re: Spot on Jupiter

Thanks for trying Brian but it has already rotated out of view. Maybe someone got a picture. patrick
Patrick Wiggins
May 19
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32698

Re: Spot on Jupiter

Patrick, Given its location along the NEB, it could possibly be the dark, rounded base of a festoon. I'm seeing something like this in Chris Go's Jupiter
Bob King
May 19
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32697

Re: Spot on Jupiter

Yes. I think we’ve ruled out GRB, satellite transits and shadow transits. I still like impact but more likely Bob is right and it’s just a cloud feature.
Patrick Wiggins
May 19
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32696

Re: Spot on Jupiter

According to the list on projectpluto, nothing has left a shadow on Jupiter since Io between 03:00 and 06:03 UTC. On Friday, May 19, 2017 8:54 PM, "Brian Skiff
Sam Deen
May 19
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32695

Re: Spot on Jupiter

Next Galilean moon transit across Jupiter will be May 20 midday for U.S.A. according to Sky and Telescope app. None at present. David Nance From:
David Nance
May 19
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32694

Re: Spot on Jupiter

Yesterday, by the way. On Friday, May 19, 2017 8:59 PM, Sam Deen wrote: According to the list on projectpluto, nothing has left a
Sam Deen
May 19
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32693

Re: Spot on Jupiter

On Fri, 2017-05-19 at 21:49 -0600, Patrick Wiggins 4099wiggins@... ... Presumably a shadow of a Galilean moon, but couldn't quickly find an 'app' on-line
Brian Skiff
May 19
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