Stunning photo of Great Conjunction of Jupiter and Saturn will amaze you

An amateur astro-photographer captured a stunning image of the “Great Conjunction” of Jupiter and Saturn Monday night (Dec. 21), revealing the solar system’s giant and its moons just a fingernail-width away (from our perspective) from Saturn, whose rings are shockingly clear in the night sky.  Though the image was captured with a camera attached to […]

How to watch tonight’s ‘great conjunction’ of Jupiter and Saturn

This evening, on the first day of astronomical winter, you may be able to see a rare phenomenon witnessed when the famous astronomer Galileo Galilei was alive: Jupiter and Saturn will appear so close to one another in the night sky, the gassy behemoths will look like one star: the Christmas star. Called the great […]