"Jupiter Opposition" is about to debut on September 27, and the Nanying Planetarium will take the public to observe it through a live broadcast from 8:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. on September 26th.

(Provided by Nanying Planetarium)

[Reporter Liu Wanjun/Tainan Report] Jupiter is known as the "Pearl of the Night". The annual "Jupiter Opposition" will debut in the early morning of September 27. Jupiter's brightness will reach -2.9 magnitude, which is brighter than the night's brightest star Sirius (- 1.5 magnitude) is still about 3.6 times brighter. Tainan Nanying Planetarium will broadcast live through the astronomical telescope on the evening of the 26th, to show the public the true face of Mount Lu, the "king of planets" in the solar system.

According to the Nanying Planetarium, Jupiter's English name "Jupiter" comes from the king of the gods in Roman mythology and "Zeus" in Greek mythology. Jupiter is the largest planet in the solar system, second only to the moon and Venus in brightness. The most dazzling star pearl.

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"Jupiter opposition" means that Jupiter and the sun are located on opposite sides of the earth, and the celestial coordinates are exactly 180 degrees apart in longitude. Jupiter can be seen all night, and Jupiter is almost at this time of the year. The closest day to the earth, So the brightness will be the highest and look the biggest.

Nanying Planetarium will broadcast the "Jupiter Opposition" live on the official YouTube channel from 8:00 to 9:30 p.m. on September 26th, before the closest "Jupiter Opposition" occurs, providing professional explanations in simple language. Observe the majestic figure and the Great Red Spot on the surface of Jupiter together.

"Jupiter Opposition" is about to debut on September 27, and the Nanying Planetarium will take the public to observe it through a live broadcast from 8:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. on September 26th.

(Provided by Nanying Planetarium)