Jupiter and Ganymede

November 13, 2013  •  Leave a Comment

Jupiter and GanymedeJupiter and GanymedeNov. 12th, 2013 / 00:39 GMT+1 captured under very bad seeing conditions, 5 meters focal length, color webcam. Ganymede is the biggest moon in the Solar System. It is even bigger (by 8%) than the planet Mercury. Jupiter is the biggest planet in the Solar system, it has more mass than all other planets together. The photo above shows this unique pair, the biggest moon and the biggest planet of the Solar System in the same field of view. See also: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ganymede_(moon)


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