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To see how hazy Jupiter's upper atmosphere is, astronomers used the Hubble to take this photograph. It's a rare image because even though Ganymede's orbit around Jupiter takes only a week, its orbit is tilted such that it usually passes above or below Jupiter.
Because they used the powerful Hubble, we get to see a myriad of storms throughout Jupiter's bands - and the Great Red Spot - plus many dark features on Ganymede's icy surface. However, because Jupiter is one of the brightest objects in the sky and Ganymede is a very large moon, anyone can witness such an event with a small telescope or even a pair of binoculars! Just don't expect to see this level of detail *g*
Speaking of home telescopes, next up come my first astrophotos taken with my telescope and astro-camera....