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Jupiter (left), Venus (bottom) and Mercury on May 26, 2013, the closest three planets appear in Earth’s sky until 2021.
In Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania, they know how to celebrate planets … and Memorial Day. This shot is from last night – May 26, 2013 – from EarthSky Facebook friend Ken Griggs.
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