Apr 2, 2017

Sunday Focus: On Jupiter

NASA has released a series of stunning photos of Jupiter-----

     And it is just in time for our planet's closest view of the Jupiter (just 414 Million miles away form Earth!), reports National Geographic, which says it is one of a series of great celestial events this month:

"The largest planet in the solar system officially reaches opposition—meaning it is on the opposite side of the sky from the sun—and will appear to be the largest disc in the sky, visible from sundown to sunrise. For Jupiter, opposition also means that this is the closest the planet will come to Earth, at 414 million miles. This will make it stunningly bright, outshining even than the nearby brilliant star Spica."

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