Up in the Sky, is it a bird, is it a plane, no its Jupiter

che 16 June 2005 3

ABC Online has this piece on Jupiter being visible in the eastern sky as a point of light this afternoon. So get out of the office and go have a look at another world.

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3 Responses to Up in the Sky, is it a bird, is it a plane, no its Jupiter
Spitfire3 Spitfire3 12:54 pm 17 Jun 05

I went out sometime between 11 and midnight. When not obscured by clouds, I could see the moon with a bright white spot several degrees below it. And when I say several degrees, that’s purely an uneducated guess. Another way of uneducated-guessing it would be to say the visual space between them was roughly the same as that between the top and bottom stars of the southern cross.

che che 4:09 pm 16 Jun 05

Thar she blows, just went outside at 1605 and had a look up at the moon and just above it was a tiny white speck which would be Jupiter, either that or I had spots in front of my eyes

che che 3:16 pm 16 Jun 05

Went out for a quick look and the moon is easily visible but no point of light near it yet at 1510, will check again later

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