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Venus and Jupiter before sunup

Bright planets over dark mountainous landscape
Emma Zulaiha Zulkifli caught the brightest planets – Venus (top) and Jupiter – in the east before dawn. Taken January 12, 2019, in Kundasang, Sabah, Borneo, Malaysia. Emma commented: “Worth the hike at 3 a.m. with superb friends.”

Read more: Venus-Jupiter conjunction on January 22

Read more: EarthSky’s guide to the bright planets

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January 16, 2019
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