STAR Atlas:PRO frequently asked questions - FAQs

I�m going planetary observing next week, where will the Moons of Jupiter be ?

Star Atlas:PRO has much to offer with regard to this matter. It really is great to be able to see the moons of Jupiter and to be able to identify them.

1. Open Star Atlas: PRO.
2. Click on [Locate] on the main menu.
3. Under [Other Objects] (bottom right) click [41 � Jovian Events]
4. This brings up the Jovian Events information panel and menu, which shows where the moons are positioned in relation to Jupiter (the current instant in time).
5. Click on the Local Time value and the cursor will then be positioned there.
6. Enter the Date and Time of your planned observation, overwriting the current date and time that is displayed (use left and right arrow keys on keyboard to edit the input field).
7. Press the Enter key or Tab key on your keyboard, and the position of Jupiter's moons will update for the Date and Time you have entered.

Have good viewing with this feature � you can enhance your interest of Astronomy with such aspects of STAR Atlas:PRO ! - Ian Buttfield.

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