The moon is expected to join the rare formation of 5 planets in the sky this week


Astronomers may want to fix their eyes on the night sky this week as a star formation of celestial bodies is about to occur. In a rare case, five planets will appear aligned in order in the pre-dawn sky with the moon. The planets namely Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter and Saturn will line up in order of proximity to the Sun and form a breathtaking parade. While it is not surprising to spot two or three bright planets in the sky, the formation of five planets is quite rare. Such an alignment has not been seen for the past 158 ​​years after it happened on March 5, 1864.

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What’s more exciting is that the event will also see the Moon make an appearance in the lineup, reported. It will be seen joining the network of planets from June 23 to June 25.

The five planets had already remained aligned in June but will now be more visible at the end of the month. They will appear forming a stretched arc across the sky from east-northeast to due south.

The planets will appear in the order in which they revolve around the Sun. This means that observing the formation from the east-northeast, one would first see Mercury followed by Venus, Mars, Jupiter and then Saturn.

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In the spectacular lineup, Saturn will be the first to be visible and will make an appearance towards the middle of the night. It will remain observable until the pre-dawn hours, after which Jupiter and Mars will appear. Venus is likely to appear at dawn and 30-40 minutes later Mercury will also be sighted.

After passing through the neighborhood of planets in recent days, the Moon will lodge in the space between Mars and Venus from June 23 to 25. Its appearance can also help determine Earth’s position in alignment.

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