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SkyNews Top 10 Sky Events of 2020

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#1 Dave Mitsky

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Posted 01 January 2020 - 03:02 AM

The January/February 2020 edition of the Canadian astronomy magazine SkyNews picks the following as the top 10 events in an article titled Year of the Planets:

 

1. The occultation of Mars by the Moon on February 18th

2. The waning crescent Moon joins three planets on March 18th

3. Venus passes through the Pleiades on April 3rd

4. Mercury and Venus meet on May 21st

5. The crescent Moon occults Venus on June 19th

6. The Full Moon meets Jupiter and Saturn on August 1st

7. The waning Moon meets Mars on September 5th

8. Venus passes close to Regulus on October 2nd

9. Mars is at its largest and highest since 2003 on October 6th 

10 Jupiter and Saturn are just six arc minutes apart on December 21st 


 


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