Winter Solstice Great Conjunction (Twitter / nachobooo, NishantSinha88, DeveshBehera)
Winter Solstice Great Conjunction 2020 Photos: Nearly 800 years later, on December 21, the amazing combination of Jupiter and Saturn was seen in the night sky. On the night of December 21 (Monday), this great combination between Jupiter and Saturn is called Winter Solstice Great Conjunction. This is an extremely rare event, when this combination of Jupiter (Jupiter) and Saturn (Saturn) appeared like a Christmas star in the sky. After about 800 years, these two planets came so close to each other and this sight looked like a Christmas star. This event is also called Christmas Star or Star of Bethlehem.
To see this incident, people kept their eyes on the sky, the people who saw this rare sight, captured captivating pictures of it and shared it on social media. #jupitersaturnconjunction, #ChristmasStar is trending on Twitter with pictures of Great Conjunction. Also Read: Winter Solstice Great Conjunction 2020 Live Streaming: Jupiter and Saturn Will Look Like Christmas Star Tonight, Watch Live Here
Jupiter and Saturn align every 20 years or so-called ‘great conjugation’, but Monday night it has been the closest planet since 1623. In fact, the two planets are about 400 million miles away from each other. From the point of view of the earth, they appear as one or a double star. Many channels did live streaming of this celestial activity. Let’s take a look at this amazing pictures of this incident which are going viral on social media. Also read: Jupiter & Saturn ‘Great’ Conjunction 2020 NASA Live Streaming: Jupiter and Saturn to meet as Christmas stars, watch this celestial event live
Winter Solstice Great Conjugation 2020
#jupitersaturnconjunction on Dec 20. Getting close! Took some fine balancing of exposure to get Jupiter’s dim moons and Saturn’s rings to come out on one image. Photo taken in S Fla with D500 and #Nikon 200-500 lens at 500mm. #nikonphotography pic.twitter.com/KVpHVQ1gt3
– SK (@eessqwire) December 21, 2020
Great combination of Jupiter and Saturn
– Nishant (@ NishantSinha88) December 21, 2020
The Great junction is here …….#jupitersaturnconjunction
At last got a beautiful pic in 2020 …. 🤩 pic.twitter.com/f1IWNYEouY
– ritmrit Pritam Mohanty (@____ amrit_03___) December 21, 2020
– Magician Sarvesh (@magiciansarvesh) December 21, 2020
– Sheebani Sethi (@sheebanisethi) December 21, 2020
However, those who did not see the Christmas star shining in the sky, undoubtedly missed witnessing this amazing event, but through these pictures going viral on social media, it can be seen how amazing it must have been. If you have a telescope, you must have seen the great combination of these two planets differently. Significantly, next time this great conjunction of Jupiter and Saturn will be seen in 2028.