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NFT: Jupiter closest to Earth, tonight ....

Manny in CA : 9/26/2022 6:33 pm

In 59 years, so if you have a telescope or binoculars, good time to take them out...
It will still look  
section125 : 9/26/2022 6:36 pm : link
like a bright dot. But you may be able to see its' moons pretty well. I have seen 7 with 7x35 binoculars.
Thanks for the heads up!  
sb from NYT Forum : 9/26/2022 6:44 pm : link
...I am going to bust out my daughter's telescope
SFGFNCGiantsFan : 9/26/2022 6:46 pm : link
Good or bad omen for the G-Men?
Jupiter’s Gravity Will Cause Errant  
Trainmaster : 9/26/2022 6:51 pm : link
Daniel Jones passes tonight!

I just found out ...  
Manny in CA : 9/26/2022 6:52 pm : link

I'm going to collimate my Dobsonian telescope tomorrow (cause I'm watching the game tonight).

I have two binoculars (10X & 20X), should be able to see plenty of it's moons.
RE: ...  
allstarjim : 9/26/2022 6:54 pm : link
In comment 15831446 SFGFNCGiantsFan said:
Good or bad omen for the G-Men?

Well, Jupiter is a gas GIANT.

So...I say it's a good omen.
It'll be interesting if the game camera crews look ....  
Manny in CA : 9/26/2022 7:00 pm : link
at Jupiter. I know they have some pretty serious catadioptric lenses; which they often show-off with shots of the moon
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