Five Planets Aligned For The First Time In 10 Years
After a decade, the brightest visible planets in the solar system will get into alignment and show a rare scene, according to The Age.
They will get into line and can be seen in the early morning, from Jan. 20 to Feb. 20.
Hence, after 2005, Mars, Saturn, Venus, Mercury and Jupiter are getting into formation for the first time.
While this new year saw four planets getting into place, it is now Mercury that will finish the line-up.
You can see them all just before morning, and you don't need to use any unusual or special equipment. You can view them from a flat plane far from away from the city. However, experts assure that it would be easy to view and can be checked from anywhere.
"The planets will be so bright you will even be able to see them in cities, in spite of light pollution," said professor Rachel Webster with Australia's Melbourne University.
Those who miss the spectacle can catch up in fall, from Aug. 13 to 19, according to USA Today.