pellinore Posted March 27 #1 Share Posted March 27 (edited) Mercury, Jupiter, Venus, Uranus, Mars, and the Moon will align in an arc across the evening sky on Monday, with some visible to the naked eye. This is often called "a planetary parade" and will be visible after sunset in the west. A good view of the horizon and clear skies will offer the best chance of spotting the alignment. Last summer Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, and Saturn came together in a rare planetary conjunction. "To the naked eye, even from a bright city, Jupiter, Venus, the Moon, and Mars should be easily visible. Uranus should be visible with a medium-sized telescope, and Mercury is that added challenge for the very determined," said astronomer Jake Foster from Royal Observatory Greenwich. Five planets to line up in night sky - BBC News Edited March 27 by pellinore 3 1 Top Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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