Jupiter and Saturn to be visible this week: How to see the giants of the solar ...

The great conjunction: Utah stargazers watch event

Over the coming days, the solar system's two largest planets will be visible from Earth. Both Jupiter - dubbed the 'King of the Solar System' - and the ringed-planet Saturn will be appear in the night's sky. The Moon will sweep past the two planets, which will be relatively easy to see.

Related articles
How can I see Jupiter and Saturn?

Shortly before the Sun rises on May 3, look up to the half-illuminated Moon.

The bright object above and slightly to the left of the lunar satellite will be the jewel of the solar system, Saturn.

It will not be until the following day, May 4, that Jupiter also takes its place in the sky.

Again use the Moon, about 45 minutes before sunrise, to discover the planets.

Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer

Jupiter and Saturn to be visible this week: How to see the giants of the solar systemJupiter and Saturn to be visible this week: How to see the giants of the solar system (Image: GETTY)

jupiter saturnJupiter and Saturn's position throughout the week (Image: EARTHSKY)

This time around however, Saturn will be the bright celestial body if you look up and to the right of the Moon.

read more.....

PREV The three main early symptoms of fatty liver disease
NEXT Bradley Walsh broke down in tears reliving terrifying moment with son: 'I was ...