"The Day The Sun Stands Still, and: A Close But Difficult Morning Meeting"

Scheduled air date: 1998 May 04-10

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Mercury and Saturn are only a degree (two Moon diameters) apart on the morning of May 13.
(Shown about 30 minutes before Sunrise.)

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This illustrates the relative motions of Mercury, Saturn, Venus and Jupiter, between May 7th and 19th, at three-day intervals.


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Illustrations on this page were created using TheSky Astronomy Software, an advanced desktop planetarium program designed for Windows.

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