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Planetary images made with the USNO's 12-inch refractor

Here is a selection of planetary images made with the 12-inch telescope.  Click on the thumbnails to open a full-resolution version.

JUPITER

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Jupiter with its moon Europa and Europa's shadow, imaged on 2016 April 16, 02:58 UT

 

MARS

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Mars, 2014 April 22, 03:29 UT

 

SATURN

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Saturn, 2015 June 30, 03:17 UT
 
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Saturn with its inner moons, a composite image made from two sets of exposures, 2015 July 12, 03:04 UT
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