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Transits of Objects through the LASCO/C3 FOV in 2008

The following list was compiled by Sebastian F. Hoenig. www.sungrazer.org
All dates and magnitudes are approximate.


Dec 12 - Jan 02
Jupiter
-1.8mag
Left to Right
Feb 02 - Feb 19
Neptune
8.0mag
Left to Right
Feb 03 - Feb 10
Mercury
3.0mag
Left to Right
Feb 28 - Mar 17
Uranus
5.9mag
Left to Right
Apr 08 - Apr 23
Mercury
-2.1mag
Right to Left
May 09 - Jul 08
Venus
-3.9mag
Right to Left
Jun 02 - Jun 12
Mercury
4.2mag
Left to Right
Jul 22 - Aug 06
Mercury
-2.0mag
Right to Left
Aug 25 - Sep 13
Saturn
0.8mag
Left to Right
Oct 02 - Oct 10
Mercury
3.4mag
Left to Right
Nov 07 - Jan 04
Mars
1.4mag
Left to Right
Nov 11 - Dec 10
Mercury
-1.2mag
Right to Left
Nov 18 - Dec 04
C/2007 N3
11.0mag?
Left to Right

Points of interest

  • C/2007 N3 (Lulin): Depending on brightness development, comet Lulin might become visible at the end of November to the right-hand side of the sun. It also passes C2 from approximately Nov 25 to 27. For brightness forecasts, see http://www.aerith.net/comet/catalog/2007N3/2007N3.html