Jupiter-Venus Conjunction

Animation of Venus-Jupiter Conjunction

On Jun 30 – Jul 1 Venus and Jupiter will be in close conjunction, less than 1 degree apart. This animation about the conjunction has been created using the screenshot feature of TheSkyLive.com Planetarium (press ‘p’ key to create a screenshot).

Vesta and Ceres conjunction on Jul 4 2014

Vesta and Ceres conjunction

One of the reasons why I have built The Sky Live, and in particular the ‘live tracker’ feature using real deep sky photos from DSS, was to be able to easily spot interesting and beautiful juxtapositions of Solar System objects and other deep space objects, like a comet passing close to a galaxy, a globular…