Mercury, Venus, and Jupiter Alignment | Skywatch May 2015

This May 2015 the planets Mercury, Venus and Jupiter will be in near alignment with each other. From Earth’s perspective, the alignment will be visible to the West after sunset. Mercury and Venus are in close alignment and Jupiter is a little off to the left and above Venus.

 

Mercury, Venus, Jupiter Skywatch May 2015
Mercury, Venus, Jupiter Alignment – Image: Stellarium

 

 

 

Mercury, Venus, Jupiter Skywatch May 2015
Mercury, Venus, Jupiter Alignment – Image: Celestia

 

Also Saturn and its rings will be facing Earth. You can find Saturn to the East this month.

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