Skip to comments.Don’t Miss It: Jupiter, Saturn Will Look Like Double Planet for First Time Since Middle Ages
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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21st is the winter solstice too. Shortest daylight of the year.
Can you ping me a reminder?
Thank you! Will put this in my phone calendar.
WATCH THE SKIES ping
Wake me when Jupiter aligns with Mars.
If I remember.
I’ll ping you a reminder to ping me a reminder.
Love will steer the stars.
AGE OF AQUARIUS on December 21,2020
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°
It is the dawning of the Age of Nefarious.
Already got close 3/18/2020 during that earthquake in Utah where the angel dropped the mic, I mean, trumpet.
1 week later, lockdown.
Bookmark and cool.
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).
Thanks a lot. Now my wife is going to get pissed that I laughed so loud while she’s sleeping.
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