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Jupiter : FL : USA | Mar 12, 2012 at 9:50 PM PDT
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There is a rare opportunity to see two of the brightest planets next to each other in the night sky to reach its culminating moment in the next two days. will be visible all month.

The two planets will appear in the western heavens only 3 degrees apart . The gap has been narrowing since last month.

Both planets are visible every night after sunset . Venus looks brighter because it is much closer than Jupiter.

Although starting Tuesday will get larger the distance , the two planets will be very close to each other during the week and will be easily seen the rest of the month , according to Tony Phillips, author of spaceweather.com Web site.

With a small telescope can also be the four largest moons of Jupiter. Astronomers believe that is the best approximation of Venus and Jupiter in years.

In July there will be a similar show in the eastern skies at dawn. Phillips said he and the crescent Moon, "will be worth getting up early."

Live images can be followed from here.

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There is a rare opportunity to see two of the brightest planets next to each other in the night sky to reach its culminating moment in the next two days. will be visible all month. See Photo
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