What are those two bright stars on the West after sunset? They are actually planets, Venus and Jupiter coming into conjunction, in other words, near each other as seen from Earth.
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You've probably seen them in the evening: two suspiciously bright lights in the western sky. What are they? Planes? UFOs? No, they're the two brightest planets and they're heading for a dramatic conjunction Tuesday night.
By: Mike Wall
Published: 03/12/2012 09:39 AM EDT on SPACE.com
Venus and Jupiter have been dancing toward each other in the night sky for months,...
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