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2021 Conjunctions

Conjunctions of the Planets

Conjunctions, or planetary alignments, occur when two or more planets appear very close together to trace a line or triangle. The following lists conjunctions that are easy to find with naked-eye viewing. As such, conjunctions with Mercury and Neptune are not included.

Dec 21, 2020 - Great Conjunction of Jupiter & Saturn (separation of 6')

The closest for Jupiter and Saturn since 1623 (closest observable since 1226). This may have been the origin of the Star of Bethlehem.

2021
      1. Date
      2. Planet Pair
      3. Separation
      1. Jan 21, 2021
      2. Mars & Uranus
      3. 1°43'
      1. Jul 13, 2021
      2. Venus & Mars
      3. 0°29'