View Full Version : Europa and its Shadow Transit Io - March 7-8

2015-Mar-07, 03:38 PM
Tonight (2015 MAR 07-08) Jupiterís Galilean satellite #2 Europa will transit 82% of the diameter of #1 Io. A little more than an hour later, Europaís shadow will eclipse 69% of the diameter of Io.

Iíve created preview graphics and a timetable for these events that can be seen at www.CurtRenz.com/jupiter.html

Observers in the North American Eastern Time Zone should note that the official change to daylight saving time will occur between the two events. For time zones further west, both events will occur while still on standard time.

Photos and descriptions of these events would be welcome additions to this thread.