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Jupiter Opposition Depiction
Jupiter Opposition of May 9, 2018
Opposition at: May 9, 2018 01:00:00 hrs UTC 4.400161 AU (409,039,500 miles)
Closest at: May 10, 2018 08:00:00 hrs UTC 4.399804 AU (409,006,328 miles)
Last year's opposition was aphelic, so Jupiter is only 44.8" diameter at opposition. It displays maximum axial tilt, showing more of its southern hemisphere. It attains only 40 degrees altitude, which won't be exceeded again until 2021.
All Jupiter Oppositions 2000 - 2049 AD
<<-- Jupiter Opposition of April 7, 2017Jupiter Opposition of June 10, 2019 -->>
Superior Conjunction: 26 Oct 2017Superior Conjunction: 26 Nov 2018
30d Elong30d Elong
3 Dec 2017
-1.71 mV
31.46"
1 Jan 2018
-1.81 mV
33.13"
30 Jan 2018
-1.97 mV
35.73"
28 Feb 2018
-2.16 mV
39.04"
29 Mar 2018
-2.36 mV
42.4"
27 Apr 2018
-2.49 mV
44.56"
26 May 2018
-2.48 mV
44.41"
24 Jun 2018
-2.34 mV
42.08"
23 Jul 2018
-2.16 mV
38.82"
21 Aug 2018
-1.98 mV
35.71"
20 Sep 2018
-1.84 mV
33.3"
19 Oct 2018
-1.76 mV
31.75"
100% illum
29,196 ipx2
-3.0 SP
42 transit
99% illum
32,270 ipx2
-3.1 SP
41 transit
99% illum
37,436 ipx2
-3.2 SP
39 transit
99% illum
44,707 ipx2
-3.3 SP
39 transit
100% illum
52,930 ipx2
-3.4 SP
39 transit
100% illum
58,672 ipx2
-3.4 SP
40 transit
100% illum
58,243 ipx2
-3.3 SP
41 transit
99% illum
52,072 ipx2
-3.1 SP
42 transit
99% illum
44,169 ipx2
-3.0 SP
41 transit
99% illum
37,379 ipx2
-2.9 SP
41 transit
99% illum
32,596 ipx2
-2.9 SP
39 transit
100% illum
29736.427220909
-2.9 SP
38 transit
Solstice
April 27, 2018
DateDistanceMagnitudeDiameterPhase AngleIllumIllum PxTiltTransit
December 6, 2017579,904,000-1.72 mV31.6"5.699.8%29,447 ipx2-3.0 SP42
December 16, 2017570,695,000-1.75 mV32.1"6.899.7%30,372 ipx2-3.1 SP41
December 26, 2017559,869,000-1.79 mV32.7"7.999.5%31,518 ipx2-3.1 SP41
January 5, 2018547,638,000-1.83 mV33.5"8.899.4%32,900 ipx2-3.1 SP40
January 15, 2018534,230,000-1.88 mV34.3"9.699.3%34,538 ipx2-3.2 SP40
January 25, 2018519,920,000-1.94 mV35.3"10.199.2%36,444 ipx2-3.2 SP40
February 4, 2018505,039,000-2.00 mV36.3"10.499.2%38,611 ipx2-3.2 SP39
February 14, 2018489,925,000-2.07 mV37.4"10.599.2%41,027 ipx2-3.3 SP39
February 24, 2018474,973,000-2.14 mV38.6"10.299.2%43,651 ipx2-3.3 SP39
March 6, 2018460,605,000-2.21 mV39.8"9.799.3%46,469 ipx2-3.3 SP39
March 16, 2018447,231,000-2.27 mV41.0"8.899.4%49,350 ipx2-3.4 SP39
March 26, 2018435,298,000-2.34 mV42.1"7.799.6%52,158 ipx2-3.4 SP39
April 5, 2018425,211,000-2.40 mV43.1"6.299.7%54,753 ipx2-3.4 SP39
April 15, 2018417,328,000-2.45 mV43.9"4.599.8%56,904 ipx2-3.4 SP40
April 25, 2018411,962,000-2.49 mV44.5"2.6100%58,482 ipx2-3.4 SP40
May 5, 2018409,301,000-2.51 mV44.8"0.7100%59,276 ipx2-3.4 SP40
May 15, 2018409,430,000-2.51 mV44.8"1.4100%59,212 ipx2-3.3 SP41
May 25, 2018412,328,000-2.48 mV44.5"3.499.9%58,353 ipx2-3.3 SP41
June 4, 2018417,827,000-2.45 mV43.9"5.299.8%56,746 ipx2-3.2 SP41
June 14, 2018425,684,000-2.40 mV43.1"6.999.6%54,588 ipx2-3.2 SP41
June 24, 2018435,577,000-2.34 mV42.1"8.299.5%52,047 ipx2-3.1 SP42
July 4, 2018447,119,000-2.28 mV41.0"9.399.3%49,339 ipx2-3.1 SP42
July 14, 2018459,928,000-2.22 mV39.9"10.199.2%46,577 ipx2-3.1 SP42
July 24, 2018473,597,000-2.15 mV38.7"10.699.1%43,892 ipx2-3.0 SP41
August 3, 2018487,734,000-2.09 mV37.6"10.899.1%41,376 ipx2-3.0 SP41
August 13, 2018501,987,000-2.03 mV36.5"10.899.1%39,057 ipx2-3.0 SP41
August 23, 2018516,001,000-1.97 mV35.5"10.599.2%36,986 ipx2-2.9 SP41
September 2, 2018529,469,000-1.92 mV34.6"9.999.3%35,144 ipx2-2.9 SP40
September 12, 2018542,120,000-1.87 mV33.8"9.299.4%33,575 ipx2-2.9 SP40
September 22, 2018553,684,000-1.83 mV33.1"8.399.5%32,219 ipx2-2.9 SP39
October 2, 2018563,950,000-1.80 mV32.5"7.399.6%31,099 ipx2-2.9 SP39
October 12, 2018572,727,000-1.77 mV32.0"6.199.7%30,185 ipx2-2.9 SP38
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