Massive gas giant planet “Jupiter” is showing off for us Earthlings this month، Cnet reported on Sunday.
Jupiter will reach opposition on Monday، June 10 in an annual event that marks the time when Earth is directly between the gas giant and the sun. This means Jupiter is fairly close to Earth and you can spot it lurking in the sky all night long. This entire month offers up great viewing opportunities.
While Jupiter is in a prime position right now، skygazers are often able to see its biggest moons with binoculars at other times of the year، too. It’s helpful if you’re in an area with low light pollution.
Opposition just happens to be a perfect excuse to go out and try some moon-spotting for yourself.