tomorrow before dawn Venus – Jupiter will be closest
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On April 30, the BBC reported that this weekend the world will be able to see. Venus-Jupiter, the two brightest planets in the Solar System. almost touch Or the planetary conjunction can only be done with the naked eye or binoculars in the clear sky.
This planetary parallelism occurs every year. But this year Venus and Jupiter will be closer than usual. And after Saturday, April 30, will be separated in the next few days. If you miss it, you’ll have to wait another year. 2582 ever
Professor Lucy Green, space scientist and chief stargazer at the Society for Popular Astronomy, explains: “It’s really exciting for astronomers and it’s a really wonderful opportunity. for the people to go out and see.”
Planetary parallelism occurs when two planets appear close to each other or even touch each other in the Earth’s night sky.
Over the past several days to Saturday, April 30, Venus and Jupiter gradually find each other in the sky of the world
The real orbit of the planet The two planets are approximately 430 million miles (692 km) apart, but the alignment of the planets seen from Earth is an “illusion” that the two planets are touching each other.NOT
The best time to see it is Saturday Apr 30 around 5am (UK), but it will still be visible on Sunday May 1 and in the coming days. this page Before the two planets slowly moved apart
for Thailand The National Institute for Astronomical Research (NARIT) said the “brightest” planets 2 will be closest to each other on May 1 from 3:45 am time in Wa Ko district. Prachuap Khiri Khan Province
Before dawn is the best time. looking east before sunriseNOT
Venus and Jupiter will lower in the sky and get closer to the horizon. Mountains and buildings obscured vision. If possible, look for high points and look for bright spots. 2 points that are very close to each other
“Two planets will have different brightness. Venus is brighter than Jupiter, so it looks bright and sparkling. Jupiter will be slightly dimmed, about one-sixth the brightness of Venus,” said Professor Green, recommending viewers to use an app to help them navigate the sky.
Someone with a telescope might be able to see some structure in Jupiter’s atmosphere or some of Jupiter’s largest moons.
The juxtaposition of Venus and Jupiter can be seen from both the northern and southern hemispheres at different times of day and night. But whoever observes with a telescope might see something more special.
That’s the alignment of Venus, Jupiter, and other planets. The two planets are Mars and Saturn.
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