This was the unusual planetary alignment of this June 24 | Science and Ecology | D.W.

In the Northern Hemisphere of our planet, the phenomenon could be seen in the hours before dawn on June 24. Five celestial bodies formed were formed in a perfect line with respect to the position of the Sun. They are the planets Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter and Saturn. For about two hours, depending on the position and weather conditions, the planetary alignment could be seen as “a pearl necklace stretched out near the horizon”, as a specialist described it to the BBC station.

In the Southern Hemisphere, where the position favored a better view of the planetary alignment, the also called “parade of planets“It could be seen in the early hours of this Friday.

Perhaps the most complete of them occurred on July 4, 2020, when all the planets in our solar system aligned with the Sun.

But above all, the alienation of planets this Friday offered an opportunity that will not be repeated soon. The next one, according to calculations by astronomy specialists, will occur until the year 2040.

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