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#1 SaberScorpX

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Posted 22 October 2023 - 01:58 AM

That's transits, occultations, eclipses, and shadows.

Jupiter and Saturn's 2020 grand tease (conjunction) gave us a bright, beautiful doublestar naked-eye, and it was nice viewing them in the same scope field. But I wanted more. Blowing the dust off a 20-year-old Celestia CD, I tweaked the event parallax into a full occultation. This triggered a bucket list of location/time based planetary, sun, and moon event simulations that might be observed with future space flight capabilities. There's some other astro-related clips made just for kicks as well. 

If anything, it's been cheap therapy to help get me through countless cloudy nights. Enjoy.

 

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Posted 10 November 2023 - 08:42 PM

*new* Venus Clips Earth and Luna (Viewed from Mars)
https://youtu.be/bURWt0pe_zg
*new* Saturn Flyby | Why They Wouldn't Let Me Pilot Cassini Anymore
https://youtu.be/t_o0SyqG3WM

 

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saturn flyby | why they wouldn't let me pilot cassini anymore


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Posted 29 November 2023 - 08:22 AM

*new* ISS transits Mars (1/100th, 1/10th, and actual speed)
https://youtube.com/shorts/kFwBoNN8-cM
*new* 2084: Earth and Moon transit the Sun (viewed from Mars)
https://youtu.be/YyxhJ0nK9uc

 

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Posted 29 November 2023 - 07:56 PM

*new* 2084: Earth and Moon transit the Sun (viewed from Mars)
https://youtu.be/YyxhJ0nK9uc

Yes, those Earth-Moon transits from Mars would be a sight to behold! Have you tried to find Jupiter transits from Saturn? I suspect those are very rare.


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Posted 29 November 2023 - 09:08 PM

hi mac, 

 

yup. i have simulations of jupiter transiting sol, and a 'new saturn' occulting jove from neptune (probably the one i'd like to see most):

 

https://youtu.be/DsJQioBOnJw

https://youtu.be/_X2NPs64O3I

 

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Posted 09 December 2023 - 05:56 PM

*new* Throwing Saturn a Bone (asteroid 216 Kleopatra transit)

https://youtube.com/shorts/5Bnbf-XQvOQ

*new* Mars transits Jupiter (December 2223)

https://youtu.be/cttC80_NUJY

 

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Posted 17 December 2023 - 12:53 PM

*new* Messier Marathon | Sharpshooting Galaxies In Downtown Virgo

https://youtu.be/BdcPrhssAHs

*preview* Saturn Ring Plane Crossing 2025

https://youtu.be/Sv_qsDYLH4Y

 

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Edited by SaberScorpX, 17 December 2023 - 12:55 PM.


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Posted 08 January 2024 - 12:25 AM

*new*

Uranus: Double Shadow Transit

https://youtu.be/J2D9SAe8fyM 

 

Total Lunar Eclipse (Viewed from the Moon and Earth)

https://youtu.be/rU3o0815HNs

 

 

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Edited by SaberScorpX, 08 January 2024 - 07:57 AM.


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Posted 23 January 2024 - 11:54 AM

*new*

Waxing Jupiter (viewed from Callisto)

https://youtu.be/oncwaHciIIA

 

Mars Gets a 3rd Moon (Mercury occultation)

https://youtu.be/dhVI51Pn_0k

 

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Posted 08 February 2024 - 01:14 PM

*new*

Saturn transits the Andromeda galaxy

https://youtu.be/nv8oLZV_Htk

 

Io and Ganymede eclipse the Sun (viewed from Callisto)

https://youtu.be/UT1JtU3ReLM

 

Peace, Stephen
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Posted 27 February 2024 - 03:54 AM

*new*

Crescent Venus Occults Saturn

https://youtu.be/Oiad3NYChYY

 

Saturn: Cassini Mission Orbits

https://youtu.be/vOKX3EVdO98

 

Peace, Stephen
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Posted 04 April 2024 - 07:03 PM

*new*

Mars Rover: Phobos occults Deimos during Solar transit

https://youtu.be/g7U4Geqqa0E

 

Top 50 Mix

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