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Jupiter at Opposition

A planet (or asteroid or comet) is said to be "in opposition" when it is in opposition to the Sun.
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Jupiter at Opposition

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14 Jul 2020, 08:00
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About the Event

In positional astronomy, two astronomical objects are said to be in opposition when they are on opposite sides of the celestial sphere, as observed from a given body (usually Earth). A planet (or asteroid or comet) is said to be "in opposition" when it is in opposition to the Sun. Jupiter reaches opposition on July 14, 2020, at about 08:00 UTC, and comes closest to Earth on July 15, 2020, at about 10:00 UTC. Pluto reaches opposition on July 15, 2020, at about 19:00 UTC, and comes closest to Earth on July 13, 2020, at about 09:00 UTC. 

Learn more: https://earthsky.org/astronomy-essentials/how-to-see-pluto-in-the-night-sky#:~:text=Jupiter%20reaches%20opposition%20on%20July,at%20about%2009%3A00%20UTC.

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