Astronomy

Venus and Jupiter, June 21, 2015

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On this solstice evening, brilliant Venus and bright Jupiter shine from the western sky as seen from the Chicago area.  Just 9 days until the Great Epoch Conjunction of 2015, the planets are 5 degrees apart tonight.  Venus is 10 times brighter than Jupiter.

For more about the conjunction, see this summary article.

See this article for more as Venus as an Evening Star.

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