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Jupiter (April, 2018) ⬅︎
Jupiter is easy to find because it is so bright. Only Venus and the moon are brighter in our night sky. Because it moves so slowly in earth's sky -- about one constellation of the zodiac eastward each year -- once you learn its location it is easy to find again.

Binoculars can reveal the four largest moons of Jupiter -- Io, Europa, Ganymede and Callisto. From one night to the next, it is possible to watch them change positions as they orbit Jupiter. In a telescope, Jupiter can be an awesome sight -- the bands in the atmosphere, the Great Red Spot and more.
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* Jupiter is visible all month.
* It is transitioning to an evening-morning planet all month.
* On April 3rd the moon passes Jupiter (see above).