Neptune Reaches

Neptune reaches opposition today: How to see the distant planet

Home News Skywatching The planet Neptune.  (Image credit: Starry Night)The solar system’s outermost planet, Neptune, reaches opposition today — here’s how you can catch a glimpse of the distant gas giant. Planet Neptune reached opposition today (Sept. 14) at about 5 a.m. EDT (0900 GMT), when Earth passed directly between the sun and Neptune, according to…