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Great Conjunction: How you can watch as Jupiter, Saturn align tonight

The rare phenomenon can be visible globally including in India between 6:30-7:30 pm

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Saturn, top, and Jupiter, below, are seen after sunset from Shenandoah National Park in Virginia. (Nasa)

BS Web Team New Delhi
After a fast paced race to Mars and plans to return to the moon, there is still something left for science and astronomy enthusiasts in 2020, a rare celestial phenomenon —the Great Conjunction— when Jupiter and Saturn will align to form one of the brightest stars in the night sky on Monday being seperated by just one-tenth of a degree.

The planets regularly appear to pass each other in the solar system, with the positions of Jupiter and Saturn being aligned in the sky about once every 20 years. However, this year the conjunction is special as it’s been nearly

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First Published: Dec 21 2020 | 9:57 AM IST

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