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Jupiter, Saturn to form a ‘double planet’ before Christmas – Deseret News

Jupiter and Saturn will align in a way that shows a double-planet.

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Jupiter and Saturn will align in December to create a seemingly double planet in the night sky and its going to happen just before Christmas.
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Popular Mechanics reports that Jupiter and Saturn will align for the first time in centuries. In fact, the two planets havent been this close since the Middle Ages.

  • The two planets will appear as a double planet on Dec. 21 the winter solstice.
  • The two planets will be separated by less than the diameter of the moon from Dec. 15 to Dec. 25.

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