How to see Jupiter from the SF Bay Area this week

Jupiter will be the closest it’s been to Earth in nearly six decades on Monday night. The last time the planet was this close to Earth was in 1963. The planet will rise as the sun sets and is expected to appear by 7:45 p.m. Pacific time, though it will gradually become more visible throughout the night. Jupiter has 53 moons that have been given official names by the International Astronomical Union, but as many as 79 moons have been detected in total.

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