Saturday, July 4, 2015

JUPITER-VENUS CONJUNCTION , JUNE 2015



                                       Sunday, 21 June 2015
                    Moon-at left , Jupiter -center right and Venus -at right=
                                      Triple   Conjunction !
                                  Celestial Snooker!(I hope not!)



Sweet memories : Moon-Jupiter-Venus Conjunction above the chimney of old Sugar Factory ,Sunday 21-st of June 2015



Monday 22-nd of June : enter main actors of June 2015 Conjunction ,Venus at center and Jupiter at left upper corner.




Monday 22 of June ,Jupiter and Venus are getting closer.




Another pic on 22-nd of June,one of my favorite.


Friday June 26 : light clouds framing
the Jupiter-Venus Conjunction.



26 of June.





Friday 26 June -the Moon  used as a celestial meter stick is showing :
 distance between Jupiter and Venus = 4.607 times her diameter or 152 arc minutes.


At left or South of Venus it is visible the ghostly Jupiter .
Picture taken on Friday 26 June , with a Smiley A5 phone.



The Moon in the Smiley A5 phone.
Not exactly the right picture to look for the landing sites of Apollo missions.




The Jupiter-Venus Conjunction at peak on Tuesday ,June 30.



30 June 2015: at the moment of my observations ,the distance between Jupiter and Venus was of 24 minutes according to my calculations.


Jupiter-Venus Conjunction in my 60x 828 mm refractor ,at 33x /Sirius 25mm Plossl.




Jupiter -Venus Conjunction on 30 June ,as seen through my 60 x 828 mm at 110 x / Celestron ''orange'' 7.5 mm Plossl.
Note the Jovian moon Callisto close to the Western limb of Jupiter.



The first man-made triple planetary  conjunction :
Street corner-Venus-Jupiter ,03 July 2015.


03 July : brighter Venus at left /South
and dimmer Jupiter at right /North.

Good by , June 2015 Jupiter-Venus Conjunction !

All pics were taken with a hand held Nikon Coolpix S3300 camera by the author and are  in public domain.