PDA

View Full Version : Moon Occults Jupiter - Southern Hemisphere - Dec 25-26



Centaur
2012-Dec-15, 10:15 PM
The 95% illuminated waxing gibbous Moon will occult Jupiter for observers in portions of Africa and South America during the night of 2012 DEC 25-26. Iíve created three related preview graphics that can be seen at www.CurtRenz.com/moon

For timing predictions for specific locations, please reply to this thread with a longitude, latitude, elevation and time zone. Photos and descriptions of the event would be welcome additions to this thread.

Centaur
2012-Dec-16, 08:04 PM
Here in the northern hemisphere weíll see Jupiter, the Moonís center and Aldebaran in a straight line. For Chicago that will occur on DEC 25 at 17:54 CST. My preview graphics for the occultation and the alignment are at: www.CurtRenz.com/moon