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Bob Vanderbie’s Lucky Shot!

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Get Together of Jupiter and Saturn Families, 2020

by Robert Vanderbei The conjunction of Jupiter and Saturn will take place in the late afternoon and early evening of Monday, December 21.  On that day, the Sun will set at 4:35pm.At that time, Jupiter and Saturn will be low … Continue reading

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In anticipation of the Great Conjunction, 2020

by Robert Vanderbei On Monday, Dec. 21, Jupiter will “lap” Saturn in their mutual race around the Sun.  At the closest approach, their angular separation will be just 6 arcminutes. That’s the closest Jupiter/Saturn conjunction in about 400 years.   … Continue reading

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A Child’s Delight

by Robert Vanderbei You can see both Jupiter and Saturn in the sky and Saturn on my computer’s screen too.

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Robert Vanderbei’s Mars Photo

Bob Vanderbei is a professor in the Department of Operations Research and Financial Engineering at Princeton University. He is an amazing astro-photographer and a club member.  His photo of Mars below taken at 3:15 a.m. on October 6 makes you … Continue reading

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