Jupiter, Venus, Moon Converge in Rare Reunion

Spectacular planetary 'huddle' to start tonight
By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted Nov 27, 2008 12:25 PM CST

Americans looking at the night sky this weekend will be able to see the three brightest celestial bodies come together for a Thanksgiving reunion, the AP reports. Jupiter and Venus will move closer and appear to be just a finger's width apart by Sunday. By Monday, the crescent moon will appear right next to them, forming a triangle of light not to be seen again until 2052. (Read more Venus stories.)

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