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Three Planets in the Morning Sky

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Observer
Andrew Paterson
Time of observation
16/03/2020 - 05:30
Object
Jupiter Saturn and Mars in the Morning Sky
Observing location
Hill Head
Equipment
Nikon Coolpix P900
Exposure
1s F4.0 ISO 800
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A view of the three outer naked eye planets taken from a bedroom window this morning - hand held but wedged in the corner of the window!

Mars is on the right near the roof with Jupiter bright and near central and Saturn a little lower on the left near the tree.

Mars is in conjunction with Jupiter on 20 March and Saturn on 31 March. Jupiter remains close to Saturn all year and passes through a very close conjunction on 21 December.

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