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Photo challenge: Uranus and Jupiter

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Photo challenge: Uranus and Jupiter

Posted by Graham Relf at 08:30 on 2010 Aug 28

Try plotting positions from Jupiter's ephemeris on the Uranus chart in this year's Handbook and you will see that in mid-September and, even better, early January 2011, they come very close. Given that the magnitude difference is large, let's see what can be done photographically through a telescope (half a degree separation in Jan).