Jupiter and Saturn Head for Closest Visible Alignment in 800 Years

Jupiter and Saturn Head for Closest Visible Alignment in 800 Years

On Dec. 21, Jupiter and Saturn will appear to be no more than a dime’s width apart in the night sky. The last time that could be seen was in 1226. For months, Saturn and Jupiter have appeared to be courting, as the giant celestial bodies have gradually drawn nearer in the night sky.

Continue Reading . . . https://www.nytimes.com/2020/12/06/science/space/jupiter-saturn-align-christmas-star.html

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