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Mutual planetary transits and occultations from 1700 – 2200 A Venus Transit Study Magnetic Particles attracted to planets it visits

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Mutual planetary transits and occultations from 1700 – 2200 A Venus Transit Study Magnetic Particles attracted to planets it visits

7 june 2012

i made this page to post my notes onto and then when i have it completed I can blog about my findings.

my theory is this.. venus and mars don’t have a magnetosphere. I want to see if they transit the sun more than other planets and when they do, are they gathering electonic sun particles charged and sticking to the surface of their planets and then they transit and orbit around other planets adding magnetic particle strengths to each planets magnetic field. this in turn develops severe storms on the planets during this interaction.

i’m going to see if i can find data using google search key word techiques to prove if this theory is true or false, or something we need to discover…

quotes from wikipedia

7 june 2012 10 48 am edt

The word “transit” refers to cases where the nearer object appears considerably smaller than the more distant object. Cases where the nearer object appears larger and completely hides the more distant object are known as occultations.

One example of a transit involves the motion of a planet between a terrestrial observer and the Sun. This can happen only with inferior planets, namely Mercury and Venus (see transit of Mercury and transit of Venus). However, as seen from outer planets such as Mars, the Earth itself transits the Sun on occasion.

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Io transits across Jupiter as seen by Cassini spacecraft

Dione transits Titan, as seen by the Cassini probe; in the background, little Prometheus is occulted by the rings of Saturn
The term can also be used to describe the motion of a satellite across its parent planet, for instance one of the Galilean satellites (Io, Europa, Ganymede, Callisto) across Jupiter, as seen from Earth.

A transit requires three bodies to be lined up in a single line. More rare are cases where four bodies are lined up. The one closest to the present occurred on 27 April 1586, when Mercury transited the Sun as seen from Venus at the same time as a transit of Mercury from Saturn and a transit of Venus from Saturn.

In recent years the discovery of extrasolar planets has excited interest in the possibility of detecting their transits across their own stellar primaries. HD 209458b is the first such transiting planet to be discovered.

300px-Exoplanet_Comparison_HD_209458_b to jupiter pegasus 22 h 03 m 10.8s dec +18° 53 ft 04 inch mv 7.65 154 ly temp 6000 K

HD209458 is hot like our sun is. our sun is around 10000 kev? just wondering…

In rare cases, one planet can transit in front of another. The next time this will happen (as seen from Earth) will be on 22 November 2065 at about 12:43 UTC, when Venus near superior conjunction (with an angular diameter of 10.6″) will transit in front of Jupiter (with an angular diameter of 30.9″); however, this will take place only 8° west of the Sun, and will therefore not be visible to the unaided/unprotected eye.

When the nearer object has a larger angular diameter than the farther object, thus covering it completely, the event is not a transit but an occultation. Before transiting Jupiter, Venus will occult Jupiter’s moon Ganymede at around 11:24 UTC as seen from some southernmost parts of Earth. Parallax will cause actual observed times to vary by a few minutes, depending on the precise location of the observer.

There are only 18 mutual planetary transits and occultations as seen from Earth between 1700 and 2200. Note the long break of events between 1818 and 2065.

19 Sep 1702 – Jupiter occults Neptune
20 Jul 1705 – Mercury transits Jupiter
14 Jul 1708 – Mercury occults Uranus
4 Oct 1708 – Mercury transits Jupiter
28 May 1737 – Venus occults Mercury
29 Aug 1771 – Venus transits Saturn
21 Jul 1793 – Mercury occults Uranus
9 Dec 1808 – Mercury transits Saturn
3 Jan 1818 – Venus transits Jupiter
22 Nov 2065 – Venus transits Jupiter
15 Jul 2067 – Mercury occults Neptune
11 Aug 2079 – Mercury occults Mars
27 Oct 2088 – Mercury transits Jupiter
7 Apr 2094 – Mercury transits Jupiter
21 Aug 2104 – Venus occults Neptune
14 Sep 2123 – Venus transits Jupiter
29 Jul 2126 – Mercury occults Mars
3 Dec 2133 – Venus occults Mercury
Occultations after 2200 include:

1 Dec 40396 TT – Uranus transits Neptune
The 1737 event was observed by John Bevis at Greenwich Observatory – it is the only detailed account of a mutual planetary occultation. A transit of Mars across Jupiter on 12 Sep 1170 was observed by the monk Gervase at Canterbury, and by Chinese astronomers. In addition, an occultation of Mars by Venus was observed by Michael Maestlin at Heidelberg on 3 October 1590.

Future transits that can be seen from planets other than Earth include:

23 Jun 2021 – Earth occults Pluto as seen from Venus [1]
29 Nov 2022 – Earth occults Mercury as seen from Mars [2]
12 Jan 2032 – Earth transits Saturn as seen from Venus (south pole)
11 Sep 2032 – Mercury transits Jupiter as seen from Mars
2 Sep 2064 – Venus occults Uranus as seen from Mercury
22 Nov 2065 – Venus occults Earth as seen from Jupiter
11 Aug 2079 – Mercury transits Earth as seen from Mars
4 Nov 2079 – Jupiter occults Uranus as seen from Mars
27 Oct 2088 – Mercury transits Earth as seen from Jupiter
7 Apr 2094 – Mercury transits Earth as seen from Jupiter
20 Apr 2100 – Venus transits Saturn as seen from Mercury


During a transit there are four “contacts”, when the circumference of the small circle (small body disk) touches the circumference of the large circle (large body disk) at a single point. Historically, measuring the precise time of each point of contact was one of the most accurate ways to determine the positions of astronomical bodies. The contacts happen in the following order:

First contact: the smaller body is entirely outside the larger body, moving inward (“exterior ingress”)
Second contact: the smaller body is entirely inside the larger body, moving further inward (“interior ingress”)
Third contact: the smaller body is entirely inside the larger body, moving outward (“interior egress”)
Fourth contact: the smaller body is entirely outside the larger body, moving outward (“exterior egress”)[1]
A fifth named point is that of greatest transit, when the apparent centers of the two bodies are nearest to each other, halfway through the transit.[1]

source of data

transit details

a transit involves the motion of a planet between a terrestrial observer and the Sun. This can happen only with inferior planets, namely Mercury and Venus

Mercury VENUS
transit planets

Mars, the Earth itself transits the Sun




Originally published in:
Encyclopedia of Planetary Sciences, edited by J. H. Shirley and R. W. Fainbridge,
476-478, Chapman and Hall, New York, 1997.

the Mercury magnetosphere may be more strongly coupled to the solar wind than is the case for other planetary magnetospheres.

Mercury orbits the Sun every 88 days so that every 2 Mercurian years, the same side of the planet again faces the Sun. The slow rotation, close proximity to the Sun and lack of atmosphere causes a very high surface temperature ( 630 K) on the dayside of the planet and very cold temperatures on the nightside.

the rotation of Mercury is that its rotation axis is aligned along its orbital pole. Every other planet in the solar system has a rotation axis that is tilted with respect to its orbital pole, affecting, and in most cases dominating, seasonal changes. This oddity may influence both atmospheric and internal processes.

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mercury magnetosheath diagram bow shock magnetic field solar winds magnetopause

Mercury has been visited by only one spacecraft, Mariner 10, which made three passes by the planet between March 1974 and March 1975. The first and third passes were suitable for studying the planetary field.

shock wave heats, slows and deflects the solar wind to allow it to flow around the magnetic cavity or magnetosphere. Similar bow shocks are found in front of all planetary magnetospheres. The energy dissipation that is required to heat the flow occurs through collisionless processes in which the electric and magnetic fields scatter the particles and the particles do not make direct collisions with each other. Thus these shock waves are often called ‘collisionless’ shocks. An important question for all planetary magnetospheres is the coupling of the energy flux in the solar wind to the planetary magnetosphere. In the Earth’s magnetosphere, stresses are communicated from the solar wind to the ionosphere and atmosphere and hence the solid body of the planet by electrical current systems which flow along magnetic field lines and then close across the magnetic field in the lower ionosphere. Mercury has no dynamically significant ionosphere or atmosphere, so the coupling must be quite different than in the terrestrial case.


This work was supported in part by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration under research grant NAGW-2573.


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ThePlanets Orbits Mercury PolarView 2006 months

planet mercury NASA photo

Jupiter’s and Saturn’s Magnetospheres plasma sheet magnetic field lines satellites inject ions into magnetosphere

Uranus’ and Neptune’s Magnetospheres

solar system have magnetospheres, including Mercury, Earth, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune.

Transit of Mercury. Mercury is the small dot in the lower center, in front of the Sun.

mid-Transit_of_Venus,_2012_Orbital_Paths to earth the sun june 5th 6th 2012

update 11 33 am edt 13 june 2012

google solar plasma and venus and this key word comes up Planetary Magnetotails

Venus induced magnetosphere magnetotail bow shock solar wind h he o magnetopause ionshere diagram solar plasma june 13 2012

quote proof of my theory
The plasma sheath of Venus is extremely long, almost touching the Earth when the two planets are at their closest approach. Jupiter’s plasma sheath has the same relationship with Saturn. Recently NASA astronomers have discovered what they call ‘stringy things’ in the long plasma tail of Venus. Such twisted (stringy) filaments are exactly the paths Birkeland currents take in plasmas. Apparently Venus is discharging an electrical current.


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Ulysses_at_Jupiter magnetopause plasma ledge tail lo torus sulphur oxygen plasma disc diagram sun connects venus occulation june 17 2012

Fine particles of dust on the moon’s surface can actually float off the ground when they become charged by electrons in Earth’s magnetotail. nasa

prediction moon’s fine particles connect with magentotail’s of jupiter and venus during the occulation 17 june 2012.

sent a prediction to ATA SETI to see if this theory can be proved.. on facebook and twitter 13 june 2012 1200 pm edt

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