Friday, February 06, 2015

Jupiter Ascending

February 6, 2015: Jupiter reaches opposition, meaning it's opposite to the sun in our sky. Therefore, Jupiter rises around the time the sun sets, shines highest about midnight and sets around sunrise. Opposition is also when Jupiter is closest to Earth for the year, appearing biggest and brightest. Look for it in the east as the blue sky darkens. When you face Jupiter, Venus is almost directly behind you.
How impressive is Jupiter this month? The giant world burns at magnitude minus 2.6, three times as bright as Sirius, the brightest star, which sparkles very far to Jupiter's right or lower right on February evenings. NBC News
Meanwhile, on the theater screens beginning February 6th...

Delayed from 2014....

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1 comment:

JP said...

Film released in France two days before. 4 février, 4/2: Hollande met Tsipras.
Hollande, first day of presidential function:
Tsipras, first day of first ministerial function:
2/4 in Taiwan, a dragon plunged in a river...