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Observing Neptune in 2013

Entry Date: Aug 19, 2013

Published Under: Jim Hendrickson's Columns

Our solar system's eighth and outermost planet Neptune reaches opposition on August 27, meaning that it is at its nearest position to us and therefore this is the best time of the year to observe it. Technically speaking, an opposition is when Earth co... more