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Closest three planets until 2021

This photo from Mike O’Neal in Oklahoma shows Jupiter, Venus and Mercury on May 25, 2013, one day before they are closest on May 26.

Jupiter, Venus and Mercury seen last night - May 25, 2013 - over Oklahoma.  Photo by EarthSky Facebook friend Mike O'Neal.

Jupiter, Venus and Mercury seen last night – May 25, 2013 – over Oklahoma. Photo by EarthSky Facebook friend Mike O’Neal. Thanks, Mike!

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