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The Great Conjunction between Saturn and Jupiter in 21 December 2020


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Hello and welcome to the forum.

There are a number of threads on this event. Lots of observing going on over the days leading up to it :smiley:

 

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1 hour ago, Dave Lloyd said:

Yes indeed. Just watched them setting behind the fence. 

"Setting behind the fence".

Sounds like the two planets spend the night in your neighbours garden lol

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17 minutes ago, Grumpy Martian said:

"Setting behind the fence".

Sounds like the two planets spend the night in your neighbours garden lol

No, they set behind my shed actually, I've watched them do it. 

Then I think they lurk in the row of garages of the houses on the road behind mine. ...

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1 hour ago, Tiny Clanger said:

No, they set behind my shed actually, I've watched them do it. 

Then I think they lurk in the row of garages of the houses on the road behind mine. ...

Can't blame them snuggling down in warm garages this cold time of the year.

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There wasn't a lot of time after sunset to catch them before they started disappearing into the low haze. 80x got them both nicely in the field of view for about 5 minutes. Hope to try again tonight but it's tipping down here at the moment😔

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