In 2021, Jupiter will be in opposition to the sun on the night of August 19-20. The giant planet will be at its closest approach to Earth and its face will be fully illuminated by the Sun. This is the best time of the year to check out the solar system's largest planet. On the night of August 20, our planet Earth flies between the Sun and the outer planet Jupiter. Astronomers call this event an opposition of Jupiter. Right now, Jupiter graces the southeastern evening sky. You don't need any special equipment to see Jupiter but just your eyes. Just go outside and enjoy the show! Stay Tuned!