Jupiter at Opposition 2021
August 20 @ 7:30 PM - 9:00 PMAED30 – AED70
Date: 20th of August, 2021
Time: 7:30 PM onward
Location: Al Thuraya Astronomy Center, Mushrif Park – Dubai
Thursday, August 20, will be the best night of the year to gaze at Jupiter, the largest planet in the solar system. That’s because the gas giant will be directly opposite the sun. Basically, opposition means Jupiter, the Earth, and the Sun will be aligned.
Join Dubai Astronomy Group to observe the Jupiter Opposition at the Al Thuraya Astronomy Center, Mushrif Park – Dubai.
- Lecture explaining the Opposition of Jupiter
- Q & A Session
- Telescope Observation
- Astrophotography of the planet using a phone
- Masks are MANDATORY!
- Social distancing must be practiced at all times.
- Entry inside Mushrif Park is AED 10 per car or AED 3 per person through Nol Card.
- You can purchase/recharge your already existing Nol Card at the park gate.
- Tickets for this program are LIMITED!
- Please bring the hard copy or soft copy of the event ticket email to ensure a smooth and fast check-in.
- Dubai Astronomy Group paid members are requested to bring their membership ID card to be presented upon request.