The Race for the Great Conjunction, 2021

March 17, 2021


Photographer: Kevin Saragozza
Summary Author: Kevin Saragozza

Seen above are Jupiter and Saturn in the race for the Great Conjunction of December 21, 2020. Though the gas giant and ringed planet are in conjunction approximately every 20 years, they’re rarely in such close proximity; the last time they were this close was nearly 400-years ago. Picture taken December 14, 2020.

Photo Details: Canon EOS R, F/8, 1.2 sec, ISO 160 70mm