You can spot the four moons in modest binoculars, 7×50 or 10×50 being the best for this, and you’ll even be able to watch them weave around the planet night by night. If you have a small telescope where you can increase the magnification depending on which eyepiece you use, you’ll see the planet much more clearly and the moons will be more obvious.
Among the most interesting events to observe in the Solar System are the transits, occultations and shadow transits, where you can watch the shadow cast by a moon move across the surface of Jupiter’s disc. This
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