Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter and Saturn will arrange a parade of planets – they will be visible in the sky of the Northern Hemisphere shortly before dawn on Saturday. They will appear in an arc in the order of their distance from the Sun. The only five planets that can be seen with the naked eye have not lined up this way since 2004. Therefore, we recommend taking the opportunity to observe this event, which is also called a connection.
Venus will be clearly visible above the horizon in the eastern part of the sky, Saturn will be further south towards the end of the arc, and Mercury will appear dim against the background of the rising Sun. In general, the parade of planets can be observed until June 24. But only on the morning of June 4, only half an hour will be possible to see all five planets – Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter and Saturn – which will line up and be visible to the naked eye.
June 24 is also an important date. On this day, Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Neptune and Uranus will converge in the sky for one hour. However, to see Uranus and Neptune, you will need binoculars and a telescope, because on Earth, these planets cannot be seen with the naked eye.
According to Science Alert
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