Aeromoe's Version of Joe Orman's Naked-Eye 100 List

Number 57: Planetary Conjunction

Mars, Saturn, and Venus are closing in on a close planetary conjunction during the first week of August 2010.
From left to right: Mars, Saturn and Venus as seen on 2 August.
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In this photo taken on July 1st, 2005, Mercury and Venus are just about 1 degree apart in the sky as seen from Hoover Dam.