Monday November 30th the planet Saturn will have reached the astronomical coordinates that officially place it at solar conjunction. From our perspective the planet is behind the Sun, or on the opposite side of the Sun from the Earth. 178 more words
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Tuesday November 17th the innermost planet Mercury reaches superior conjunction – on the opposite side of the Sun from the Earth.
Mercury is not visible while in conjunction with the Sun but within the next week or so Mercury will reappear on the east side of the Sun and start becoming visible over the western horizon at sunset. 39 more words
The planets Venus, Jupiter, and Mars move in the sky as seen from the backyard over 18 predawn photo sessions. This is called a conjunction when planets appear to be close together in the sky but it is really an illusion of our Earth-based viewpoint given the vast distances between the worlds. 361 more words