Jupiter – Moon Conjunction

EarthSky Facebook friend Janet Furlong in Culpeper, Virginia took this photo on January 19, 2013. The two brightest objects are the moon and Jupiter. View larger. Janet says: Step outside and lift your head up and view the sky. Totally gorgeous … so much to see tonight.

EarthSky Facebook friend Janet Furlong in Culpeper, Virginia took this photo on January 19, 2013. The two brightest objects are the moon and Jupiter. View larger. Janet says: Step outside and lift your head up and view the sky. Totally gorgeous … so much to see tonight.

Mark your calendar for January 21, 2013 – a close conjunction of the moon and Jupiter as seen from around the world – the closest the moon and Jupiter will appear in North America until the year 2026! Courtesy http://earthsky.org/

Here’s the chart for the time of partile conjunction. It’s set for Greenwich Mean Time (22 January 2013 @ 03.12.49 ) Using GMT makes it easier to adapt the chart to your own time zone.  May you have clear skies and warm mitttens !

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