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Jupiter with only 1 satellite

On December 31 Jupiter will appear with only 1 satellite. This is the last phenomenon of 2011, the next ones in January and July of the 2012.

www.pierpaoloricci.it/eventi/giove1sat_eng.htm
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Total lunar eclipse 10 December 2011

The last eclipse of the year

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Partial solar eclipse 25 November 2011

On day 25 November will happen a partial solar eclipse visible from s Africa, Antarctica, Tasmania, N.Z.

www.pierpaoloricci.it/eventi/eclissi25-11-2011_eng.htm
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Conjunctions Mercury-Venus-Mars-Alpha Sco-Alpha Leo

Very interesting conjunctions this week:

10th November, 11.10 UT, Venus-Antares (Alpha Scorpionis) 3.91°
10th November, 11.50 UT, Mercury-Antares (Alpha Scorpionis) 1.91°
10th November, 11.49 UT, minimum grouping Venus-Mercury-Antares 3.91°
11th November, 01.50 UT, Mars-Regulus (Alpha Leonis) 1.33°
13th November, 08.27 UT, Mercury-Venus 1.96°
14th November, 08.16 Ut, Mercury at maxima solar elongation 22.7°

www.pierpaoloricci.it/eventi/trio10-11-11_eng.htm
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Asteroid YU55

An asteroid bigger than an aircraft carrier will dart between the Earth and Moon on Tuesday - the closest encounter by such a huge rock in 35 years - but it will not hit the Earth, scientists say.The asteroid, named 2005 YU55, is being watched by ground antennas as it approaches from the direction of the Sun. The last time it came within so-called shouting distance was 200 years ago.Closest approach will occur at 6.28pm ...
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Double transit of satellites and shadows on Jupiter 31 october

This month will happen the last 2 quadruple phenomena of the year on Jupiter, the double transit of satellites and the double transit of the shades on the planet.
The first event, on October 24, with Ganimede and Io in transit with the shadows from 14.36 UT to the 15.44 UT.
The second event will involve the same satellites the day 31 from 17h49m10s UT to 18h22m48s UT.
In practice the phenomenon is the sum ...
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Conjunction asteroid 1036 Ganymed-Alpha Ari Hamal

On the day 21 October the asteroid 1036 Ganymed, magnitude 8.5, will be at only 1° from the bright star Hamal, magnitude 2, in the costellation of Aries.

www.pierpaoloricci.it/eventi/Ganymed_eng.htm
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Draconids meteor shower

Hi is it true that this weekend we will see the Draconids meteor shower if the weather is fine thanx.

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Occultation of Mars 27 July

On day July 23, 2011 will happen an occultation of Mars visible from French Polynesia, Chile, Peru and Argentina.

www.pierpaoloricci.it/eventi/occ-27-07-11_eng.htm
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Asteroid Earth crossing at only 12000 kms from us

A little asteroid, with diameter of only 13 meter, will pass on June 27 (13:26 TDT) at 0.000123 A.U. from the Earth, 12000 kilometers from us.

www.pierpaoloricci.it/news_eng.htm
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