Gap Fill - Planets - Level 5


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Five planets in our system have lined up in a event called a conjunction. All across the world, Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter and Saturn could be seen without a . The rare planetary conjunction was in clear skies before . A weather website said the best time to view it was about an before sunrise. An astronomer said it was, "like a string of pearls spread out from close to the ". She was particularly at seeing Mercury, which is usually to see. She said: "It is very satisfying [to] see this faint planet."

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