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Is when Earth passes more or less between the Sun and Jupiter, placing mighty Jupiter opposite the Sun in our sky
The opposition of Jupiter occurred on February 6 in 2015. On this date, Jupiter came to within 404 million miles of Earth (650 million km), the closest opposition until 2019.
The opposition of Jupiter occurs on March 8 in 2016. Jupiter comes into opposition every 13 months, which is the amount of time it takes Earth to travel once around the Sun relative to Earth.