Jupiter approaches Earth November 3, 2023. Watch the live broadcast at 7:00 pm and suggest places to watch through a telescope for free.

Jupiter is the closest to Earth this year (November 3, 2023), National Institute for Astronomical Research. Prepare to broadcast the phenomenon live to watch on the Facebook page. Recommending places to look at Jupiter through telescopes in 5 observatories.

Jupiter is the closest planet to Earth in the year. Today (November 3, 2023), the National Institute for Astronomical Research is preparing to broadcast the phenomenon live for viewing viaFacebook pageFrom 7:00 pm onwards, with recommendations for viewing sitesJupiterThrough telescopes at five observatories Nareet And in Chiang Mai, Nakhon Ratchasima, Chachoengsao, Songkhla and Khon Kaen provinces, you can watch for free.

On November 3, 2023, Jupiter will orbit opposite the Sun (Opposition to Jupiter) He means The positions of the Sun, Earth and Jupiter are arranged in the same straight line and there is a world in the middle. As a result, Jupiter is closest to Earth during the year. It is about 595 million kilometers away from Earth.

On that day when the sun sets behind the horizon, Jupiter will appear shining in the east. They can be observed with the naked eye throughout the night until dawn. If you look through a 4-inch diameter telescope with a magnification of 30 times or more, the four Galilean moons can be observed: Io, Europa, Ganymede, and Callisto, and Jupiter’s beautiful cloud belts. If you use 100x magnification or more, you can see the big red spot. A giant tornado 1.3 times the size of Earth can be clearly seen.

A channel to watch the live broadcast of the Jupiter phenomenon that is closest to Earth in the year.

  • Watch the live broadcast on the page of NARIT, the National Institute for Astronomical Research. (click)

A place to look at Jupiter

National Institute for Astronomical Research prepare to organize activities “Star Festival Opens… Welcome the Cool Breeze of Jupiter’s Night Close to Earth” The first event of the winter stargazing season kicks off on Friday night, November 3, 2023. I invite you to take a look at Jupiter through telescopes of different sizes. From 5 inches in diameter to as large as 0.7 metres, gather at 5 main observation points from 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM for free:

  1. Sirindhorn Astronomy Park, Mae Rim District, Chiang Mai Province
  2. The observatory in honor of the 7th birth anniversary of His Majesty the King, Nakhon Ratchasima
  3. Chaloem Phrakiat Observatory, Chachoengsao
  4. Chaloem Phrakiat Observatory, Songkhla
  5. Chaloem Phrakiat Observatory, Khon Kaen

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