The Far Reaches – Jupiter and Saturn

I took a clear picture of Jupiter and its four moons at dawn yesterday, and wanted to share five favorites of these distant planets. Jupiter is ~525M mi/ 845M km away, and Saturn is ~800M mi/1.3B km distant. Please enjoy!

Jupiter and three moons. July 2020 (Nikon P900)
Jupiter and four moons. July 2020 (Nikon P900)
Jupiter and four moons. Yesterday at dawn. (Nikon P950)
Moon and Jupiter with four moons. August 2016 (Panasonic FZ70)
Saturn with rings visible. July 2020. (Nikon P900)

Published by Jim Flanegin

it shows up in the pictures...I am a US citizen (born in California), though spent my childhood through high school living primarily in SE Asia, giving me a deep view of both East and West.

2 thoughts on “The Far Reaches – Jupiter and Saturn

  1. Wow amazing pictures!
    I was always interested in universe and everything about it, so it’s nice to see “fresh” pictures of these planets and their moons!

    Like

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: