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Jupiter is poorly placed from the northern hemishere this year and was imaged here when at its highest altitude of only 23 degrees. The moon Europa will shortly disappear behind the planet as Io had done some 20 minutes earlier. The image was made with a webcam on the 14" Meade LX200R. The red and blue fringing is caused by atmosheric refraction. Next time we should try imaging through filters. Image taken by Duncan Bryson and processed in Registax and Photoshop by Alan Jefferis.