On Sunday, January 5th, Jupiter will be shining bright all night. The planet will be in opposition, meaning it is directly opposite of the Sun. This event happens once a year (every 13 months) and this year Jupiter will be visible in the constellation Gemini.
The opposite of an opposition (lots of opposites!) is a conjunction. That is when the Sun is directly between the Earth and Jupiter. In a conjunction, Jupiter can’t be viewed since it is behind the sun in relation to Earth.
Anyway, grab your telescopes tomorrow night to witness bright and beautiful Jupiter on this annual event!
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Hoping everyone here in the east coast is braving the cold weather!!!