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Don’t Miss It: Jupiter, Saturn Will Look Like Double Planet for First Time Since Middle Ages
Sci Tech Daily ^ | November 22, 2020 | Jade Boyd, Rice University

Posted on 11/22/2020 8:29:27 PM PST by BenLurkin

Just after sunset on the evening of December 21, 2020, Jupiter and Saturn will appear closer together in Earth’s night sky than they have been since the Middle Ages, offering people the world over a celestial treat to ring in the winter solstice.

Jupiter and Saturn have been approaching one another in Earth’s sky since the summer. From December 16-25, the two will be separated by less than the diameter of a full moon.

Though the best viewing conditions will be near the equator, the event will be observable anywhere on Earth, weather-permitting. Hartigan said the planetary duo will appear low in the western sky for about an hour after sunset each evening.


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TOPICS: Astronomy; Science
KEYWORDS: 2020; 202021; astrology; astronomy; doubleplanet; grandalignment; jupiter; middleages; saturn; science
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1 posted on 11/22/2020 8:29:28 PM PST by BenLurkin
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To: BenLurkin

Bookmarking.


2 posted on 11/22/2020 8:33:40 PM PST by Jane Long (Praise God, from whom ALL blessings flow.)
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To: BenLurkin

21st is the winter solstice too. Shortest daylight of the year.


3 posted on 11/22/2020 8:35:37 PM PST by Pocketdoor (https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=uufeEhq25rc)
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To: BenLurkin

Can you ping me a reminder?


4 posted on 11/22/2020 8:37:33 PM PST by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all.)
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To: BenLurkin

Thank you! Will put this in my phone calendar.


5 posted on 11/22/2020 8:40:03 PM PST by Tuscaloosa Goldfinch (Abortion is just a new spin on human sacrifice by worshipers of self and selfishness. )
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To: SunkenCiv

WATCH THE SKIES ping


6 posted on 11/22/2020 8:40:38 PM PST by martin_fierro (< |:)~)
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7 posted on 11/22/2020 8:41:07 PM PST by conservativeimage (This isnt an election. Its a lawsuit. Its the absolute end of traditional voting.)
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To: conservativeimage

Wake me when Jupiter aligns with Mars.


8 posted on 11/22/2020 8:42:19 PM PST by dfwgator (Endut! Hoch Hech!)
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To: Texas Eagle

If I remember.


9 posted on 11/22/2020 8:44:11 PM PST by BenLurkin (The above is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire. Or both.)
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To: BenLurkin

I’ll ping you a reminder to ping me a reminder.


10 posted on 11/22/2020 8:45:00 PM PST by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all.)
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To: dfwgator

Love will steer the stars.


11 posted on 11/22/2020 8:48:41 PM PST by Reynoldo (BurnLootMurder)
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To: BenLurkin

AGE OF AQUARIUS on December 21,2020

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ILSr9BbhoJQ


12 posted on 11/22/2020 8:54:20 PM PST by Patriot Babe
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To: BenLurkin

Next time Jupiter & Saturn come closer is Christmas 2874 at 0.039°

Unless you can get to Neptune on 4/29/2046, there Jupiter will occult Saturn 0.000°


13 posted on 11/22/2020 8:55:07 PM PST by qam1 (There's been a huge party. All plates and the bottles are empty, all that's left is the bill to pay)
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To: qam1

It is the dawning of the Age of Nefarious.


14 posted on 11/22/2020 8:56:15 PM PST by IronJack
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To: dfwgator
when jupiter aligns with mars

Already got close 3/18/2020 during that earthquake in Utah where the angel dropped the mic, I mean, trumpet.

1 week later, lockdown.

15 posted on 11/22/2020 9:13:05 PM PST by conservativeimage (This isnt an election. Its a lawsuit. Its the absolute end of traditional voting.)
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To: BenLurkin

2nd coming?


16 posted on 11/22/2020 9:15:23 PM PST by Fledermaus (FIRE BILL BARR AND RECESS APPOINT RIC GRENELL!)
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To: dfwgator

Coming soon.


17 posted on 11/22/2020 9:19:25 PM PST by Kirkwood (Follow your Inner Trump)
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To: Jane Long

Bookmark and cool.


18 posted on 11/22/2020 9:21:11 PM PST by TianaHighrider (God bless President Trump )
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To: All; BenLurkin

Jupiter and Saturn have been fairly close to each other in the night sky for weeks now. Jupiter is a good deal brighter and to the lower right of Saturn. Meanwhile, high in the west is an even brighter (orange) “star”, Mars. Outside of Mars (at this time in Mars’ orbit), Jupiter is the brightest object in the night sky. Jupiter always appears white, Saturn a little yellowish. Mars looks orange due to its rusty surface. The planet is comprised of the same basic iron-bearing rock type as are our ocean basins (basalt).


19 posted on 11/22/2020 9:23:32 PM PST by ETL (REAL Russia collusion! DEMOCRAT-Russia collusion!! Click ETL...)
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To: dfwgator

Thanks a lot. Now my wife is going to get pissed that I laughed so loud while she’s sleeping.


20 posted on 11/22/2020 9:24:06 PM PST by bigdaddy45
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