Skip to comments.Rare Event: Jupiter to Hide Behind the Moon
Posted on 12/03/2004 11:06:21 PM PST by SunkenCiv
The last time New Yorkers were treated to such a favorably placed dark-sky Jupiter occultation was on Sept. 3, 1889. After 2004, there will not be another similarly favorable Jupiter occultation for most North Americans until Oct. 6, 2026... Across the western Great Lakes, the eastern Great Plains and down into the Deep South for example, the emergence of Jupiter occurs with the Moon about 20 degrees high. Along a line from about central North Dakota down into western Texas, Jupiters disappearance will roughly coincide with moonrise, but when Jupiter is ready to emerge, the Moon will have climbed up to an altitude of about 10 degrees.
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Milk Thistle for your liver ... Serious! Jupiter Bump!
Milk thistle? What, should I wear gloves? ;')
Did ya see it on Dec 7?
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