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Three Planets Dance Over La Silla by European Southern Observatory on Flickr.Via Flickr:
It’s a real treat for photographers and astronomers alike: our skies are currently witnessing a phenomenon known as a syzygy — when three celestial bodies (or more) nearly align themselves in the sky. When celestial bodies have similar ecliptic longitude, this event is also known as a triple near-conjunction. Of course, this is just a trick of perspective, but this doesn’t make it any less spectacular. In this case, these bodies are three planets, and the only thing needed to enjoy the show is a clear view of the sky at sunset.
More information: www.eso.org/public/images/potw1322a/
Credit:
ESO/Y. Beletsky

Three Planets Dance Over La Silla by European Southern Observatory on Flickr.

Via Flickr:
It’s a real treat for photographers and astronomers alike: our skies are currently witnessing a phenomenon known as a syzygy — when three celestial bodies (or more) nearly align themselves in the sky. When celestial bodies have similar ecliptic longitude, this event is also known as a triple near-conjunction. Of course, this is just a trick of perspective, but this doesn’t make it any less spectacular. In this case, these bodies are three planets, and the only thing needed to enjoy the show is a clear view of the sky at sunset.

More information: www.eso.org/public/images/potw1322a/

Credit:
ESO/Y. Beletsky

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