Alphonse Sterling Interviewed on NPR about the Jupiter Opposition

Alphonse Sterling (ST13) was interviewed for a story on the Jupiter Opposition, a link for which has appeared on the NPR main page (9/26/2022), https://www.npr.org/. 

This September the gas giant Jupiter came the closest it has come to Earth in 59 years and was particularly visible because it coincided with another event called opposition. When in opposition, a planet is on the opposite side of Earth from the sun, so you could draw a straight line from the sun to Earth to Jupiter, all in alignment.

"Jupiter is so bright and brilliant that a really nice thing about it is even in a city, in the middle of a bright city, you can see it," says Alphonse Sterling, a NASA astrophysicist at the Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama. "So I would say that it's a good thing to take advantage of and to look at no matter where you're at."

Here is a direct link to the NPR article: https://www.npr.org/2022/09/25/1124167790/jupiter-closest-earth-opposition-nasa.

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