A rare astronomical phenomenon of planets that can be seen with the galactic eye

25 June, 2022
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A rare astronomical phenomenon of planets that can be seen with the galactic eye

Several countries around the world witnessed a rare astronomical phenomenon, where five planets lined up with the crescent moon, in an event that will not be repeated until 2040.

The possibility of seeing the planets in terms of dates may vary according to countries, according to the “Science Alert” website, which says that there are plenty of opportunities for all the inhabitants of Earth to see the planets this phenomenon because it will remain for a few days.

And NASA said that five planets in the solar system, which are "Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter and Saturn", were aligned and illuminated the sky like stars. For his part, the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Emirates Astronomy Society, Ibrahim Al-Jarwan, said that seeing the five planets with the naked eye in order at the same time has not been repeated since December 2004, in an astronomical phenomenon that occurs every 19 years, according to the Emirates News Agency “WAM”.

And NASA indicated that the next few months will witness similar astronomical phenomena, as the planets “Saturn, Mars, Jupiter and Venus” will increasingly appear in the morning sky.

NASA explained that the two planets, "Venus and Saturn", will appear as "morning bodies" to most observers, by September.


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