planetary alignment The most spectacular in the last 18 years is happening in June 2022. it could be a celestial event observe with the naked eye In clear skies and it’s about to get even more special.
it’s june 24The Moon will join a parade of planets starring Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter and Saturn, arranged in the order in which they orbit the Sun. Without a doubt, an event that astronomy fans won’t want to miss.
At what time and how to see the alignment of the planets?
this Friday, one hour before sunriseThe line of planets will be visible between the east and northeast of the sky, starting with Mercury on the horizon, then Venus, the waning moon, Mars, Jupiter, and farther away, Saturn.
The following list of times shows the best times to view this event in each country.
- Argentina (Buenos Aires): 6:45 am to 7:15 am.
- pepper (Santiago): 6:45 am to 7:15 am.
- Colombia (Bogota): 4:45 am to 5:15 am.
- Ecuador (Quito): 5:15 am to 5:45 am.
- Spain (Madrid): 5:45 am to 6:15 am.
- America (Washington): 4:45 a.m. to 5:15 a.m.
- Mexico (CDMX): 6:00 am to 6:30 am.
- Peru (Lima): 5:30 am to 6:00 am.
- Venezuela (Caracas): 5:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
If you live north or south of the cities mentioned, the visibility period will start minutes earlier or minutes later respectively.
The Parade of Planets will rise to the top of the sky at equatorial latitudes (Peru, Ecuador, Colombia), as seen in the cover image. Further south in the countries (Argentina, Chile, Bolivia) it will tilt to the left. In the north (Mexico, USA, Spain) it will spread to the right.
People with binoculars or binoculars can also locate Uranus (below the Moon) and Neptune (between Jupiter and Saturn), so they’ll have the opportunity to see 7 planetary alignment,
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Copernic Observatory, based in New York, plans to show observations of planetary alignments through a telescope. The live broadcast was postponed to 1:30 pm (Peru time) on 25 June due to weather conditions.
When and where will the 2022 planetary alignment be observed?
The five planets mentioned began to appear aligned in the sky in the middle of this month. But the most anticipated date is this June 24, because Moon It will be located exactly between Venus and Mars, so it will take the position of Earth in that order.
This celestial spectacle will be visible from almost all of the planet except the Arctic Circle, which occurs during perpetual daytime weather.
What is Planetary Alignment?
From our point of view, on the Earth’s surface, this can be called a planetary alignment when these stars form a more or less straight line in the sky.
All the planets in the solar system without wells orbiting in almost the same planeIt is very rare that they appear together in the sky at the same time.
However, strictly speaking alignment is even rarer, as all celestial bodies must be positioned one behind the other with respect to the Sun. This is not currently happening.
Our solar system will look like this when viewed from above on June 24.
How often do you see planetary alignments now?
The five planets in the sky observable with the naked eye and arranged in the correct order are approximately every 18 years, For this reason, the last time will be in 2004 and the next time in 2040.
Instead, for at least five planets to align with the Sun, one after the other, it is estimated that we will have to wait over 13 billion years, that is, the age of the universe itself (13.8 billion years). more.