What Is Planet Parade?
Over the past few nights, Venus and Saturn have been gradually coming together in the sky which was visible through the naked eye.
- Planet Parade is the phenomenon wherein the planets Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, and Saturn were visible to the naked eye from Earth.
- This planetary meet-up, also known as a conjunction, makes the two planets appear close together or even touch in the Earth’s night sky.
- Despite being millions of kilometres apart, the planets seem to occupy the same space in the night sky because of their alignment.
- Just after sunset in the west, a conjunction of Venus and Saturn were 0.4 degrees apart as seen from earth.