The great conjunction of 2020: Jupiter, Saturn to merge in the sky

The two biggest planets in the solar system appear to be one. This is the closest they will appear in 400 years.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Monday, December 21 marks the “Great Conjunction” of Jupiter & Saturn.

The two planets will look like a bright single star in the southwestern sky right after sunset.

While the two planets have a relatively close conjunction about every 20 years, this year the two will be the closest in at least 400 years! If the evening is overcast, you haven’t completely missed the Great Conjunction.

The pair will be close to one another & visible through Christmas evening (as well as in the days leading up to the 21st).

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