June 18, 2024

Five planets appear “align” in the sky in June; Watch current events this month | Sciences

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Five planets appear "align" in the sky in June;  Watch current events this month |  Sciences

Starting on Friday (3), five planets in the solar system (Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter and Saturn) will be visible in the sky at the same time. According to AccuWeather, The planets are bright enough to be seen with the naked eye.

This rare phenomenon has not occurred since December 2004, and this year the distance between Mercury and Saturn will be shorter, according to Sky & Telescope magazine.

The best chance to see the five-a-side squad will be on June 24th.Right before dawn. The crescent will also be aligned with the planets, shining between Venus and Mars.

The best time to see the five planets is 30 minutes before sunrise. You don’t need any special equipment to watch the show, just get a clear and unobstructed view of the horizon.

The super moon was seen in the sky over Porto Felho on May 26, 2021 – Photo: Mario Venere/Personal Archive

June will see the first supermoon of 2022. It occurs on June 14.

The name “strawberry” is associated with the month. According to NASA, it got its name because it represents the time of year when the fruits ripen. The name, however, does not necessarily imply that the moon is red.

The A “giant moon” occurs when the moon is full near perigee (when it is closer to Earth), which results in a full moon that is slightly larger and brighter than the rest.

Winter in Brazil begins on June 21 at 6:14 am. The beginning of the season is called the winter solstice. A day of the year that has fewer light hours than any other day of the year.

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