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Transits of Objects through the LASCO C3 and C2 fields of view (FOV) in 2021


The following list was compiled by Worachate Boonplod.
All dates and magnitudes are approximate.Note that the limiting magnitude for LASCO C3 is approximately Vmag 8.0 to 8.5 (depending on object/star), and approximately 8.5 - 9.0 for C2.



This image only shows transits across the LASCO field of view. IMAGE CREDIT: Worachate Boonplod

LASCO C3

(Dec05)-Jan02
Mercury
mag -1
right to left
(Dec18)-Jan02
C/2020 S3
mag +5
right to left
Jan15-Feb01
Saturn
mag +0.6
left to right
Jan19-Feb08
Jupiter
mag -1.9
left to right
Feb04-Feb12
Mercury
mag +5
left to right
Feb22-Apr25
Venus
mag -4
right to left
Mar02-Mar19
Neptune
mag +8.9
left to right
Mar30-Apr15
(1) Ceres
mag +9
left to right
Apr11-Apr25
Mercury
mag -2
right to left
Apr22-May09
Uranus
mag +5.9
left to right
Jun05-Jun16
Mercury
mag +5
left to right
Jul25-Aug09
Mercury
mag -2
right to left
Sep14-Nov01
Mars
mag +1.7
left to right
Oct06-Oct13
Mercury
mag +5
left to right
Oct18-Oct20
342P/SOHO
mag +7
left to right to left
Nov11-Dec14
(4) Vesta
mag +7.5
left to right
Nov15-Dec13
Mercury
mag -1
right to left

LASCO C2

Jan17-Jan18
323P/SOHO
mag +6
right to left
Jan22-Jan25
Saturn
mag +0.6
left to right
Jan26-Jan31
Jupiter
mag -1.9
left to right
Mar09-Mar12
Neptune
mag +8.0
left to right
Mar19-Apr01
Venus
mag -4
right to left
Apr17-Apr20
Mercury
mag -2
right to left
Apr29-May02
Uranus
mag +5.9
left to right
Jul31-Aug03
Mercury
mag -2
right to left
Oct03-Oct13
Mars
mag +1.7
left to right
Oct17-Oct18
342P/SOHO
mag +8
left to right
Nov26-Dec02
Mercury
mag -1
right to left