Star Of Bethlehem — Closest Highly Visible Conjunction Of Venus & Jupiter In



“Once you start, there’s no end to how far you can go”. The planet’s famous Great Red Spot, which is bigger than Earth, is actually an enormous storm system that has been swirling around its surface for hundreds of years. Through a telescope, you can see our neighbor as a thin crescent, like our Moon sometimes appears.

Saturn is best seen at about 11pm, low in the south, as a bright yellow looking ‘star’.

The Bathurst Observatory is gearing up for the event by hosting a viewing session especially for the night as people are expressing interest from all over the Central West, , so says Bathurst Observatory front man and self appointed “Head Nerd”.

On June 28, scientists will also pay attention to the southern skies. Relatively sluggish Jupiter drops because Earth is leaving it behind in the orbital race, but our sister planet is speedier than Earth and has plans of its own.

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“As has been the case in 2014-15, the first two conjunctions back then were extremely close, the last one separated by about 1°, all three occurred not far from Regulus, and all were similarly high up in the sky”, Schaaf said. The term was originally used to mean the third of four full moons in a season, but the two-in-one-month phenomenon is easier to notice and celebrate.

According to the latest planetary movements, Jupiter, which is known for its giant size and has been termed as the king of planets would approach Venus in order to embrace this planet.

We have already had a view from the Mediterranean of Jupiter, Venus and the Moon in Seeing Jupiter In Daylight.

This is leading up to a spectacular view in the sky but you have a limited time to see it. For those wondering, Venus is the brighter one that moves around more (as it follows the Sun around on its path through the sky). On July 18, you should be able to find it with the help of the nearby Moon.

Both of these worlds later emerge into the morning sky, Venus doing so during the latter part of August and Jupiter doing so a month later.

A visualization of how the Moon, Jupiter and Venus will look on June 25.

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