Jupiter and Saturn to Combine Together Tonight

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On Monday, Jupiter, and Saturn the 2 major planets in our solar system are going to align together in the sky tonight after around 800 years.

As per the scientists, Jupiter and Saturn will appear so close together on December 21, 2020 night that it will seem to the eyes almost as though they are a solitary planetary body.

The cosmic spectacle said to be a rare treat for the astronomy fanatics since the Middle Ages after around 800 years.

On December 21, 2020, on the winter solstice, the world will observe a planetary unification of Jupiter and Saturn.

According to reports, the double-planet spectacle could be nearsighted at the southwestern horizon in the sky.

However, a combination of these 2 planets happens every 20 years or so, rarely do both of them come quite so close to each other or are so clearly visible in the sky. In fact, the last time these 2 planets appeared in such close vicinity was on July 16, 1623; and the last time such a unification occurred at night (when it could actually be observed by the naked eye) was March 4, 1226.

A similar cosmic display could be seen in the future after 400 years, as per the scientists.

However, the 2 planets will appear stunningly close together on the sky’s arena Jupiter and Saturn are essentially 456 million miles (734,000 km) apart.

In the Middle Ages, the planetary conjunction of Jupiter and Saturn was called the Auspicious Conjunction auspicious for the ruler as well as their subjects.

Among the key concepts of that time, the conjunction of Jupiter and Saturn was believed to mark the arrival of an exquisitely guided universal ruler who would fill the earth with justice and herald the end of time.

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