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Moon, Venus, Mercury and Saturn to converge in conjunction today

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 8, 2013 - 11:03

Washington: Moon is going to meet with three planets in the evening sky during an upcoming celestial event on Tuesday.

On Tuesday evening, Earth`s natural satellite is going to be about three times higher and more than four times wider (18 percent illuminated).

The brightest of all planets, Venus, is going to be its companion.
Venus would be shining with 48 times brighter than Mercury and 85 times that of Saturn, and will hovering about 7 degrees below and slightly to the right of the moon.


First Published: Monday, October 7, 2013 - 16:04

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