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Post by Chicago Astronomer Joe on Nov 13, 2006 15:40:07 GMT -6
SOHO Spys Four Planets bunched up
FOUR PLANETS: Jupiter, Venus, Mars and Mercury are all crowded around the sun this weekend. The great conjunction is invisible to the human eye (too much sunlight), but SOHO can see it. The spacecraft's coronagraph is able to block the glare and reveal the planets.