Jupiter, halo and the full snow moon, together in a beautiful last night conjunction. Image credit: Bob King
Above: A halo rings the bright moon and planet Jupiter (left) on Feb. 2. Ice crystals in high clouds like cirrostratus refract moonlight into a circle of light.
‘Jupiter, like Full Moon, will be directly opposite the Sun this Friday and in “full moon” phase. Because both planets are lined up on the same side of the Sun, Jupiter will also be at its closest to us for the year.’
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