Friday, January 22, 2021
Home Climate411 Jupiter and Saturn are converging for a rare “Great Conjunction” on the...

Jupiter and Saturn are converging for a rare “Great Conjunction” on the day of the winter solstice – December 21st

-

This particular Jupiter/Saturn “great conjunction” is extremely rare because of how close the two planets will look to one another and how easy it will be to see. Often, the glare of the sun makes their convergence difficult or even impossible to see from here on Earth, but this year is very special because the conjunction happens comfortably away from the sun. Here are the dates of the “great conjunctions” from 2000 to 2100:

- Advertisment -

Related Articles

Latest Climate Change Solution: Direct Air Capture Powered by Geothermal Energy

Why bother with capturing concentrated CO2 from combustion exhaust, when you can spend "a wartime level of funding" capturing trace concentrations of CO2 directly...

Measuring Old Corals & Coral Reefs (Part 2)

Once upon a time, the scientists drilled into the corals and extracted a core from which they created a slither. Then, under x-ray, they...

Biden Suspends Federal Oil and Gas Permits, Because Climate Change

As promised, Biden has launched a full frontal assault on the USA's oil and gas jobs, while he investigates the impact of US domestic...