On this New Year’s morning, Jupiter and Spica appear in the southern sky. Jupiter is about 4.5 degrees above Spica this morning. Jupiter passes 3.5 degrees from Spica on January 20 for their first conjunction of Jupiter’s current appearance.
More articles about the planets and their current visibilities in 2017:
- 2017 Evening Planets
- 2017 Morning Planets
- Venus as an Evening Star, 2016-2017
- Chart and Image Collection
- The Venus-Mars Encounter
- Jupiter’s Year with Spica: A Triple Conjunction