Jupiter and it's moons go dancing Tuesday April 2
Posted 31 March 2013 - 06:36 PM
07:40 Pm Io goes behind Jupiter
08:03 Pm Europa goes in front of Jupiter
09:01 Pm Ganymede goes behind Jupiter
10:17 Pm Europa's shadow falls on Jupiter near the GRS
10:31 Pm Europa moves from in front of Jupiter
11:00 Pm Io emerges from Jupiter's shadow
11:27 Pm Ganymede emerges from Jupiter's shadow
11:30 Pm Jupiter sets
We probably won't see this transit again for a while.
Posted 02 April 2013 - 12:22 AM
Posted 03 April 2013 - 11:30 AM
Posted 03 April 2013 - 11:54 AM
I saw Europa pop out from behind Jupiter's shadow the evening of March 28th just a minute or so after my Middle-Georgia sunset.
Check out S&T's 'Phenomena of Jupiter's Moons'. Once you understand the legend key and actually see an event occur, Jupiter looks a whole lot different...literally.
Posted 03 April 2013 - 03:49 PM