Deal with for skygazers: Saturn, Venus to align with Moon tonight | Goa Information

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PANAJI: Skygazers are in for a deal with on Sunday night as they are going to witness a conjunction just a little above the sundown level adopted by a planetary alignment on Monday.
Over the previous few nights Venus and Saturn have been getting nearer to 1 one other. The 2 can be at their closest passing inside a mere 0.4 levels from one another on January 22. Venus can be brighter at a magnitude of -3.9 and Saturn can be fainter at a magnitude 0.7. Each objects will lie within the constellation of Capricornus. This occasion known as an appulse or conjunction can be clearly seen on the western horizon just a little above the sundown level between 6.30pm to 8pm.
“They are going to be shut sufficient to suit inside the subject of view of a telescope or by means of a pair of binoculars,” stated affiliation of mates of astronomy (AFA) president, Satish Nayak. On the following day, on January 23, Venus will transfer above Saturn and the crescent Moon will be part of the phenomena in keeping with the planets.
AFA can be conducting a number of programmes to provide individuals an opportunity to view the cosmic occasion within the night time sky.
On January 22 public commentary occasions between 6.30pm to 7.30pm can be held on the public astronomical observatory at Junta Home, Panaji; reverse Bodgeshwar Temple, Mapusa and at Baina Seashore, Vasco. On January 23 programmes can be held from 6.30pm to eight.00pm at Miramar seaside, Panaji; Ravindra Bhavan, Margao and at Harmal Panchkroshi Greater Secondary College, Arambol. Participation in any respect these venues is free and open to all.

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