It was visible around the world.
The sunset conjunction of Jupiter and Venus was visible last week almost
no matter where you lived on Earth.
Anyone on the planet with a clear western horizon at sunset could see them.
This week the two are
even though Jupiter has sunk below the brighter Venus.
And if you look higher in the sky you can see Mars as well.
above, a creative photographer traveled
away from the town lights of
Poland to image
a near closest approach of the
almost a week ago.
The bright planets were separated only by
three degrees and his daughter striking a
A faint red sunset still glowed in the background.
Although this conjunction is drawing to a close, another conjunction between Venus and Jupiter will occur next May.