posted on May, 31 2011 @ 06:50 PM
The unusual month-long convergence of four planets in the pre-dawn sky is nearing an end, as the planets begin separating from each other and going
their separate ways. But one final series of meetings is on tap for this Memorial Day weekend.
Between Sunday and Tuesday (May 29 and 31), the planets Jupiter, Venus, Mars and Mercury will appear in a grouping with a bonus visitor: the moon.
Weather permitting, skywatchers can look low to the east-northeast horizon about a half hour before sunrise and see the four planets arrayed in a
The sky map of the four planets here shows how they will appear from mid-northern latitudes in North America on Monday (May 30). Space.com
An opportunity for the planetary alignment theorists to explain why there were no major earthquakes leading to devastating tsunamis, no large volcanic
eruptions and no freak weather anomalies during this alignment.
edit on 31-5-2011 by rykc27 because: to add