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Transits of Objects through the LASCO/C3 field of view (FOV) in 2013


The following list was compiled by Giuseppe Pappa
All dates and magnitudes are approximate.

Jan07-Jan24
Mercury
mag. -1.1
right to left
Feb14-Mar02
Neptune
mag. +7.9
left to right
Feb24-Apr24
Venus
mag. -3.9
right to left
Mar01-Mar07
Mercury
mag.+3.7
left to right
Mar14-May20
Mars
mag. +1.1
left to right
Mar21-Apr06
Uranus
mag. 5.9
left to right
May05-May16
Mercury
mag. -1.8
right to left
Jun12-June29
Jupiter
mag. -1.9
left to right
Jul06-Jul12
Mercury
mag.+4.7
left to right
Jul22-Aug20
Vesta
mag.+8.0
left to right
Aug14-Aug21
Ceres
mag.+8.4
left to right
Aug18-Aug31
Mercury
mag.-1.8
right to left
Oct29-Nov11
Mercury
mag.+5.0
left to right
Oct29-Nov14
Saturn
mag. +0.5
left to right
Dec16-Jan8-2014
Mercury
mag.-1.1
right to left

Further to the above, in late November we expect to see Comet C/2012 S1 (ISON) transit from the lower-right to the upper-left of the field of view. It will also cross the LASCO C2 field of view. We can only speculate as to how bright it may be...