[AZ-Observing] Re: Triple Shadow Transit Tonight

  • From: SaguaroAstro@xxxxxxx
  • To: az-observing@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sat, 27 Mar 2004 13:26:07 EST

For those intersted, here is a table of Jovian event times for tonight:
Jupiter Events from 27 Mar 2004 to 28 Mar 2004

Time (LMT)         Sat  Event                    
----------         ---  -----                    
2004 Mar 27 19:58  IV   Transit end              
2004 Mar 27 21:58  IV   Shadow transit start     
2004 Mar 27 22:44  III  Transit start            
2004 Mar 27 23:32  II   Occultation disappearance
2004 Mar 27 23:58  I    Transit start            
2004 Mar 28 00:32  I    Shadow transit start     
2004 Mar 28 01:00  III  Shadow transit start     
2004 Mar 28 01:18  IV   Shadow transit end       
2004 Mar 28 02:05  III  Transit end              
2004 Mar 28 02:14  I    Transit end              
2004 Mar 28 02:48  I    Shadow transit end       
2004 Mar 28 03:27  II   Eclipse reappearance     
2004 Mar 28 04:23  III  Shadow transit end       

Looks like the triple shadow transit will last about 18 minutes.
The table was created in SkyMap Pro, v9

Get your webcams ready :).

Clear Skies
Rick Tejera
Editor SACnews
Saguaro Astronomy Club
Phoenix, Arizona
SaguaroAstro@xxxxxxx
www.saguaroastro.org


In a message dated 3/27/2004 08:44:07 US Mountain Standard Time, 
BillFerris@xxxxxxx writes:
Just a reminder that on 28 March at 8:00 UT (1:00 am MST) there is an 
opportunity to observe a triple shadow transit on Jupiter. Also, the 
satellites Io 
and Ganymede will be in mid-transit.
Clear skies and good observing.

Bill in Flagstaff


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