2016 Planetary Alignment!

As described in class, here are my two favorite articles about this alignment:

Get Up Early, See Five Planets at Once! from Sky and Telescope

How to View Five Planets Aligning in a Celestial Spectacle from The New York Times

I happen to adore the NYT diagram because it shows the Solar System view as well as the view from Earth:

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View of planetary positioning from “above” the Solar System as well as the view from Earth (from the New York Times)

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About drgrundstrom

They call me the Dancing Astrophysicist. I love to teach people about the Universe and all the things within it and I love to dance (partner and solo)!

Posted on January 21, 2016, in Observables, SolarSystem and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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