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Jupiter and Saturn Come Together

On the nights of December 20, 21, and 22 the largest planets in our solar system, Jupiter and Saturn, appeared closer together in the sky than they have since 1623.  In fact they were so close that you could see the two planets in a telescope at the same time!  

To the right is video captured by Astronomer Dean Regas through the Cincinnati Observatory's 175 year old telescope on December 21.