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Five visible planets this month for the first time since 2005

Five visible planets this month for the first time since 2005

Cheyenne Astronomical Society shared with us that there will be five visible planets in the sky at the same time towards the end of January and into February. Good news for you early birds, Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, and Saturn will be up in the sky pre-dawn by the end of January. All five visible planets will appear simultaneously before dawn and remain visible until Feb. 20, according to EarthSky . Mercury is expected to become visible on Jan. 20 before sunrise, showcasing the five visible planets for the first time since 2005. *​h/t photo: Mohamed Laaifat/Pitchengine Communities * *EarthSky on the Five Visible Planets:* - Jupiter rises in the east at late evening - Mars rises next an hour or two after midnight - Then Venus and Saturn climb up above the southeast horizon concurrently about 2.5 hours before sunrise - Venus and Saturn team up to stage a particularly close planetary conjunction on January 9 *Feature photo: StockSnap/Pitchengine Communities* #shortgo #news