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Venus and Mars align: How to spot celestial conjunctions

If you miss this alignment, another is just around the corner!

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If you looked up in the night sky on July 12, Venus and Mars appeared about a finger’s width apart.

If skies are clear, you can see this alignment until July 14.

In reality, the planets are still millions of miles from each other.

The phenomenon is known as a conjunction.

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