A real show begins above the Earth – a unique Parade of Planets

A real show begins above the Earth – a unique Parade of Planets

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 A real show begins above the Earth - a unique Parade of Planets

The planetary alignment on June 24, 2022 is a rare astronomical event. Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter and Saturn will line up in a straight line in the sky, and the Earth's satellite will move from one planet to another until the end of the month.

According to Science Focus, the last time such a phenomenon was observed was 18 years ago, and the next one is expected in 2040.The parade of planets will be visible from approximately 1.30 am to 3.00 am, and some individual planets will appear in the sky as early as 00:00 am. An hour before dawn, you can see several planets of this parade with the naked eye.

Scientists say that a line of two or three planets is a common event, but when there are 5-6 of them, it is a unique phenomenon. All eight planets can never line up in a perfect line – the last time they appeared in just one part of the sky was over a thousand years ago.

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