A Conjunction for the Ages Location: Sedona, Arizona
Photo details: Nikon EM Camera - 50mm lens - f/1.4 - 0.33 to 12 sec. exposures
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All five classical planets have gathered for a rare night sky event:
Bright Jupiter, yellow Saturn, rusty-red Mars, blazing Venus and glimmering Mercury form a spectacular alignment over the western horizon.
A fine crescent moon is contributing to an already dazzling visual feast on May 13-16, 2002
It is the finest planetary conjunction for decades to come..
May 5, 2002: Saturn, Venus and Mars form a perfect triangle (Mercury is seen below to the right).