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Attractive & Rare Mars & Pleiades Conjunction Tonight — Wednesday, March 3, 2021.

by Anura Guruge


They rarely appear this close together (– & PLEASE remember that in reality ‘they’ are over 440 light-years away, & that is to just one of the closest stars in what is a cluster of at least 1,500 stars, each a huge distance apart from the other). This is the closest we will see them over the next 28-years. Enjoy.

Around 8pm, Eastern (U.S.) is great. OK?

Enjoy.


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Tonight’s Full-Moon With Jupiter & Saturn To The Side — Monday, August 3, 2020.

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By now YOU must know the drill. Jupiter, the brighter of the two, is to the RIGHT. So, to the left, fainter (& smaller) is Saturn.

Got it?

The Moon is the big round thing.

Enjoy. Cheers.


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Tonight’s Delightful Celestial Triangle; Near Full-Moon, Jupiter & Saturn — Saturday, August 1, 2020.

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Hard to miss. The near-full, Moon is brilliantly bright.

Jupiter, always the brighter (& bigger) is to the right. Saturn, smaller, to the left.

Go out & have a look.

It will be there tomorrow night — i.e., Sunday night — too.

Enjoy. Cheers.


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Saturn, Jupiter & Moon Conjunction — Friday, July 31, 2020.

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Well, I talked about it in detail last night.

Jupiter is in the MIDDLE. Saturn is not as big or bright. OK?


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Brilliant Saturn, Jupiter & Moon Conjunction.

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From tonight.


The Key to ABOVE ⇑ ⇑ ⇑ ⇑


From two nights ago.


Clear as it can get at night. Brilliant.

Jupiter & Saturn — in line — clearly demonstrating the ecliptic.

The Moon just adds to the brilliance.

Can’t miss. Just go out & look up. The 3 most brilliant things up there. SMILE.


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Venus – Jupiter Conjunction Over New Hampshire, Early Mornings, Mid-January 2019.

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Click to ENLARGE. Base sky map, AS ALWAYS, from neave.com/planetarium/.


I think it will just about clear the tree line. This is just after 6am. Sunrise is not until ~7:15am. So, plenty of time.

Not for I. I will still be in bed. But, wanted to make sure that you early risers knew of this. Enjoy. Let me know what it was like.


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A Brilliant Mars – Moon Conjunction Over New Hampshire, Saturday, June 30, 2018.

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The Moon does not rise above our trees till around 11:30pm. So, you have to wait for that. Gets better later it gets. Really cool around 1am.

You will still be able to see Mars and the Moon tomorrow (Sunday) and for a couple of days further. But, the Moon will NOT be as fool.

Mars is at a 15-year CLOSENESS, i.e., it hasn’t been this close to Earth in 15-years. So, it is unusually BIG.

Try and catch it. It will be worth it.


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Venus-Jupiter Conjunction Over New Hampshire, Monday, November 13, 2017 — Clouds & Trees!

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Clouds could be a problem. Supposed to be cloudy all day, starting early.

The conjunction will also be low-down (i.e., close to the horizon) and as such, IN NEW HAMPSHIRE, could be obscured by our trees, even if they don’t have any leaves anymore.


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‘Full’ Moon, Saturn & Jupiter Conjunction Over New Hampshire Today; June 10, 2017.

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Saturn is the smaller and closest to Moon (at left). Jupiter is further out.

It will be visible till well past midnight and will be hard to miss.

The conjunction will be around for a few days, before it starts to drift apart.


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Actual Photo Of Moon – Jupiter Conjunction Over New Hampshire, Sunday, May 7, 2017, 8:15pm.

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With my Nikon P900
handheld.


See my earlier post on this conjunction.


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