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Venus – Jupiter Conjunction Over New Hampshire, Early Mornings, Mid-January 2019.

by Anura Guruge


Click to ENLARGE. Base sky map, AS ALWAYS, from neave.com/planetarium/.


I think it will just about clear the tree line. This is just after 6am. Sunrise is not until ~7:15am. So, plenty of time.

Not for I. I will still be in bed. But, wanted to make sure that you early risers knew of this. Enjoy. Let me know what it was like.


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Venus-Jupiter Conjunction Over New Hampshire, Monday, November 13, 2017 — Clouds & Trees!

by Anura Guruge


Click to ENLARGE. Base sky map, AS ALWAYS, from neave.com/planetarium/.


Clouds could be a problem. Supposed to be cloudy all day, starting early.

The conjunction will also be low-down (i.e., close to the horizon) and as such, IN NEW HAMPSHIRE, could be obscured by our trees, even if they don’t have any leaves anymore.


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‘Full’ Moon, Saturn & Jupiter Conjunction Over New Hampshire Today; June 10, 2017.

by Anura Guruge


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Click to ENLARGE. From: neave.com/planetarium/


Saturn is the smaller and closest to Moon (at left). Jupiter is further out.

It will be visible till well past midnight and will be hard to miss.

The conjunction will be around for a few days, before it starts to drift apart.


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Comet ‘Shoemaker-Levy 9’ That Gave Jupiter Quite The Black Eye Was Discovered This Day, 24-Years Ago.

by Anura Guruge


Jupiter’s gravitational pull broke up the comet way before the fragments went on to strike Jupiter.


From MY BOOK “Comets: 101 Facts & Trivia”. Click to ENLARGE and read here. Click image below for more details of BOOK.



While the discovery per se was NOT big news, the cometary fragments slamming into Jupiter in July 1994 was indeed widely publicized and covered.

I remember watching it on TV.

This is a comet I am quite familiar with.

We learned a lot from it, especially the phenomenon of Jupiter capturing comets before they made it to the Sun.



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