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Jupiter Occultation: Around 2am on 2 November 2012 the Moon occulted Jupiter and his moons when viewed from Southern  Africa.
The picture combination shows three stages at the beginning of the event, when Jupiter and his moons Ganymede, Callisto and Europa (from left in upper image) seemed to close up with the moon.
The lower two images show how Jupiter itself moves behind the  Moon.



Object Jupiter Occultation
Category Sun, Moon, Planets
Designation Moon occults Jupiter
Constellation Taurus
Optics Meade LX 200 10-inch f/10
Mount Astro-Physics 900 GTO
Camera Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Exposure 1 x 1/10sec, 1 x 1/1000sec each, ISO 1600
Calibration no
Guiding Unguided
Processing Photoshop
Location-Date Somerset West, South Africa - 2 Nov 2012
 
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