These days the night sky is being graced with a special encounter of some celestial objects. Skywatchers should be aware that Venus and Jupiter are set to make their closest approach soon. Ahead of the connection, NASA shared a stunning photo of the crescent moon taken by a landscape astrophotographer – Fefo Bouvier. An occultation is basically the temporary disappearance of a celestial object when it moves behind another object, as observed from a particular vantage point.
“On February 22nd, a young moon shared the western sky with bright planets at sunset,” NASA shared the image. Zahra And along with the Jupiter eclipse. Beautiful celestial constellations were visible around the planet. Earth. But from some places Jupiter was hidden for a while, hidden by the crescent moon disk.
Captured in Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay, the solar system’s dominant gas giant was caught on camera as it disappeared behind the dark side of the moon. There is also a bright Venus in the calm scene of the Rio de la Plata and sky, which can be seen shining low on the horizon amid a blur of twilight. Best of all, if you look at the evening sky next week, you’ll see Venus. Jupiter In close proximity to each other. When and how? Learn all here.
Conjunction of Jupiter and Venus
NASA has confirmed that “there’s a rendezvous in the western sky: the crescent moon is sitting close to Jupiter, with Venus below them. Jupiter and Venus will be at rest until March 1st, when they’ll be at their closest approach.” To see Venus and Jupiter close together in the evening sky, astronomers should aim toward the west-southwest horizon about an hour after sunset. With minimal light pollution and clear skies. Also, it is possible to see this phenomenon with the naked eye.However, for a more detailed view, a telescope is needed.