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The dance of the planets

During February and March, four planets will put on a dance for us...
During February and March, four planets will put on a dance for us...

Last December, we watched as Jupiter and Saturn squeezed past each other in the night sky.

If you missed it, don’t worry, because that was merely an appetiser. During February and March, four planets – Jupiter, Saturn, Venus and Mercury – will put on a dance for us!

I hope you’re an early riser, because most of these events will happen before sunrise on the eastern horizon. In January, Jupiter and Saturn disappeared into the glow of the evening sun. In the middle of February they will become visible again, this time in the early morning. You should be able to spot them low on the eastern horizon.

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