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January to December

May 9

Jupiter At Opposition:

Jupiter will be at its closest approach to Earth and its face will be fully illuminated by the Sun. It will be brighter than any other time of the year and will be visible all night long. This is the best time to view and photograph the gas giant and its principals moons.

June 27

Saturn At Opposition:

Saturn will be at its closest approach to Earth and its face will be fully illuminated by the Sun. It will be brighter than any other time of the year and will be visible all night long. This is the best time to view and photograph the gas giant and its principals moons.

July 27

Mars At Opposition:

Mars will be at its closest approach to Earth and its face will be fully illuminated by the Sun. It will be brighter than any other time of the year and will be visible all night long. This is the best time to view and photograph this planet.

September 7

Neptune At Opposition:

Neptune will be at its closest approach to Earth and its face will be fully illuminated by the Sun. It will be brighter than any other time of the year and will be visible all night long. This is the best time to view this planet. Due to its distance, it will only appear as a tiny dot in all but the most powerful telescopes.

October 23

Uranus At Opposition:

Neptune will be at its closest approach to Earth and its face will be fully illuminated by the Sun. It will be brighter than any other time of the year and will be visible all night long. This is the best time to view this planet. Due to its distance, it will only appear as a tiny dot in all but the most powerful telescopes.

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