Planets Approach

Planets will be Approach in May and June 2011

Started in May and continued until June four brightness planets will converge in the night sky.In this week on Wednesday (May 11), Mercury, Venus and Jupiter will converge within 2.05-degrees of each other, followed just 10 days later by another trio, this time formed by Mercury, Venus and Mars, which will crowd within a 2.13-degree circle.Planet’s elongations from the sun will range from 18 degrees to 26 degrees, which should place them all in dark skies.So the moon and planets will rise into view during late twilight and will lie very low to the east-northeast horizon by sunrise. To see them, you will not have any potential obstructions to your visibility.