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Mercury, Venus, Jupiter – Skywatch May 2015

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Mercury, Venus, and Jupiter Alignment | Skywatch May 2015

This May 2015 the planets Mercury, Venus and Jupiter will be in near alignment with each other. From Earth’s perspective, the alignment will be visible to the West after sunset. Mercury and Venus are in close alignment and Jupiter is a little off to the left and above Venus.

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Mercury, Venus, Jupiter Alignment – Image: Stellarium

Mercury, Venus, Jupiter Alignment – Image: Celestia

Also Saturn and its rings will be facing Earth. You can find Saturn to the East this month.

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