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  • to distant planets, hard to spot with the naked eye.

  • But on Monday night, Jupiter and Saturn seemed to have become a double planet in the night sky for star gazers in the Northern Hemisphere, a bright spot to cap off.

  • What has bean a very fraught year for many Astronomers call this the great conjunction.

  • But given the timing, many are calling it the Christmas Star on speculating about whether they also crossed paths two millennia ago to form a bright light that guided the biblical three kings.

  • Jupiter and Saturn are our solar system's two largest planets on, although their orbits briefly aligned them from the Earth Innings standpoint.

  • In reality, the two frozen gas spheres are hundreds of millions of miles apart.

  • The last time they had such a celestial meeting was in the year 12 26 long before telescopes were invented.

  • Those who missed it may get another chance to see the phenomenon.

to distant planets, hard to spot with the naked eye.

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