On Dec 21, 2020, Jupiter & Saturn slide within a tenth of a degree of each other. If your vision is no better than 20/100, the two planets will look as one. Close encounters among celestial objects are “conjunctions”

Deborah Byrd & Bruce McClure say more:

On Dec 21, 2020, Jupiter & Saturn slide within a tenth of a degree of each other. If your vision is no better than 20/100, the two planets will look as one. Close encounters among celestial objects are “conjunctions”

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@iamobcasus @neiltyson you mean high enough, or ? to have greater FOV.
I will try to photograph both, as much magnified as possible, but will have to experiment with different eyepieces first.

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@isaiah_ijs Profile picture Isaiah

@isaiah_ijs

 5 days ago

@neiltyson Neil, my man...

you are one smart cookie.

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@neiltyson How close will they *look* using a telescope? If I get a low enough mm, could I get both in frame?

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@neiltyson Are these common? The conjunctions?

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@neiltyson Any chance we'll get hit by an asteroid any time soon?

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@neiltyson Wow. Very interesting Neil!

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@twirlygirl66 Profile picture Amy Hughes

@twirlygirl66

 5 days ago

@neiltyson Very cool!

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@neiltyson If I’ve learned anything from NDT, it’s that he is smart.

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@DapperNurd Profile picture DapperNurd

@DapperNurd

 5 days ago

@neiltyson Will it be extra bright?

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@neiltyson hi neil

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