August 12, 2012 Lunar Occultation of Jupiter | Raven Yu

Raven Yu
Location of photo
Marikina City, Philippines
Date/Time of photo
August 12, 2012 2:41 AM (local time)
Canon Powershot SX40 HS
During the early morning hours of August 12, Philippine sky observers had a great chance of witnessing a relatively rare occultation of Jupiter (and some of its largest satellites) by our Moon. In astronomy, an occultation is an event that occurs when an apparently larger body passes in front of an apparently smaller one. Sky condition: 70-80% cloudy
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