Great post Dean- Friday night I observed Io's shadow transiting and kept trying to focus the telescope as the shadow looked suspiciously out of round to me...suddenly I noticed the moon itself right on top of the shadow, and then I too remembered hearing that at opposition the moons can overlay the shadows... I used the freeware program winjupos to generate a simulated view and "discovered" I was not as bleary-eyed as I thought (for a change)! It was a very neat observation , one I will look for at each Jupiter opposition from now on. Thanks for your blog post and great images! Alan ----- Original Message ----- From: "Dean A - Ketelsen (ketelsen)" <ketelsen@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> To: az-observing@xxxxxxxxxxxxx Sent: Tuesday, December 4, 2012 12:50:20 AM Subject: [AZ-Observing] Jupiter Shadow Transit at Opposition! Hi All- Just finished a blog post about crescent-shaped shadow transits across Jupiter on opposition night! Its true, I swear! www.theketelsens.blogspot.com -Dean-- See message header for info on list archives or unsubscribing, and please send personal replies to the author, not the list. -- See message header for info on list archives or unsubscribing, and please send personal replies to the author, not the list.