Jupiter’s moons coming into view

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(WTAJ) — Starting tonight, Jupiter is so close to Earth you can see its moons with nothing but binoculars.

NASA said this happens about once a year.
They call it the “opposition”.

That’s when Jupiter, Earth and the Sun are arranged in a straight line with earth in the middle.

When that happens, you can use a telescope or binoculars to spot Jupiter’s four largest moons.

You might even see some banded clouds that surround the planet.
 

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