By Jove: Jupiter Reaches Opposition on February 6th.
Jupiter +Great Red Spot as seen on January 22nd 2015. Credit and copyright: Efrain Morales Rivera.
Did you see the brilliant Full Snow Moon rising last night? Then you might’ve also noticed a bright nearby ‘star’. Alas, that was no star, but the largest planet in our solar system, Jupiter. And it was no coincidence that the king of the gas giants is near the Full Moon this February, as Jupiter reaches opposition this Friday on February 6th at 18:00 Universal Time or 1:00 PM EST.(…)
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