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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Io eclipses and transits Ganymede

Filed under Jupiter's moons, Io, pretty pictures, Ganymede, amateur astrophotos, many worlds, animation

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Io eclipses and transits Ganymede On August 16, 2009, amateur astronomer Christopher Go captured this fourteen-frame animation on two of Jupiter's moons. You can see smaller Io's shadow cross Ganymede just before the moon itself transits.

© Christopher Go, Cebu, Philippines

Original image data dated on or about August 16, 2009


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