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Venus, Saturn, Jupiter Line up on Thanksgiving

Thu 25 Nov 2021 | 06:34 PM
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Tonight, Thanksgiving, three of the brightest planets in the Milkey Way galaxy, Venus, Saturn, Jupiter, are lining up together, captivating the eyes of the sky lovers.

Jaddah Astronomy Society announced on Facebook that the three planets can be watched immediately after the sunset, and the beginning of the night, and, all planets can be observed by the naked eye.

The planets are shining in the southeast direction in the horizons, and the order of their lining up is: Venus which is the biggest, and brightest spot, followed by Saturn, finally comes Jupiter.

It is worthy to mention that this breathtaking align is not the only captivating sky phenomenon that is witnessed in November.

Last week, a rare blood moon phenomenon haunted the sky in several countries around the world as a result of a partial lunar eclipse which is the final one in 2021.

The lunar eclipse event was the longest since February 1440 as it lasted for three hours, 28 minutes, and 23 seconds, according to NASA.

People in north Europe, east Asia, Australia, the Americans, the Pacific Ocean, the Atlantic Ocean, the Indian Ocean, and the North Pole watched the eclipse.