Sunday, March 17, 2013

Conjunction of Jupiter and Moon at sunset

Mirror Image - conjunction of Jupiter with its Galilean Moons and Earth's Moon, in the east ahead of sunrise, July 2012. From a widely circulated image by astrophotographer Cristian Fattinnanzi. After sunset on St. Patrick's Day 2013, observers will have an opportunity to view a kind of mirror image in the west, after sunset. More fortunate or better situated observers may also view auroral activity following an Earth-directed Coronal Mass Ejection that impacted Earth's magnetic field at 0600 UT, March 17. A map of conjunction has been uploaded by

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