|You don't have to be on Reunion Island to see this week's planetary conjunction.
Only if you want to see this picturesque seascape as well.
the conjunction from just about anywhere in the world, look to the west
The first planet you may notice is
Venus, the brightest object in the western sky.
Above Venus, the second brightest object is Jupiter.
The hardest planet to spot is
Mercury, which is visible only briefly after sunset as a faint dot just above the horizon.
Picturesque rocks leading out from
Reunion Island to the
populate the foreground of the
Taken last week, the distant planets Venus and Jupiter
were joined by a bright crescent Moon,
which has now moved away.
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