Celestial Observations – 01/04/2022

1840 – Jupiter and moons Ganymede, and Europa were visible. Io begins transit of Jupiter. Callisto in eclipse by Jupiter’s shadow.

Moon in a beautiful 4% illuminated waxing crescent

Moon Phase Details For – January 4

Phase: Waxing Crescent
Illumination: 4%
Moon Age: 1.98 days
Moon Angle: 0.54
Moon Distance: 369,836.16 km
Sun Angle: 0.54
Sun Distance: 147,098,384.88 km

Jupiter – Wednesday, January 5, 2022

02:26 UT, Io begins transit of Jupiter.
02:38 UT, Callisto exits eclipse by Jupiter’s shadow.
03:26 UT, Io’s shadow begins to cross Jupiter.
04:44 UT, Io ends transit of Jupiter.
05:44 UT, Io’s shadow leaves Jupiter’s disk.
19:24 UT, Ganymede begins transit of Jupiter.
22:58 UT, Ganymede ends transit of Jupiter.
23:20 UT, Ganymede’s shadow begins to cross Jupiter.
23:36 UT, Io enters occultation behind Jupiter.

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