View larger. | Mercury, Venus and Jupiter seen when evening fell in Hong Kong earlier today - June 1, 2013 - by EarthSky Facebook friend Matthew Chin.  Awesome shot, Matthew!

View larger. | Mercury, Venus and Jupiter seen when evening fell in Hong Kong earlier today - June 1, 2013 - by EarthSky Facebook friend Matthew Chin. Awesome shot, Matthew!

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STARGAZERS will soon be able to see all FIVE visible planets in our solar system for the first time in more than TEN YEARS.

STARGAZERS will soon be able to see all FIVE visible planets in our solar system for the first time in more than TEN YEARS.

Saturn in the evening. Mercury at nightfall from southerly latitudes. Venus and Mars before dawn. Jupiter emerges from dawn glow in mid-September.

Saturn in the evening. Mercury at nightfall from southerly latitudes. Venus and Mars before dawn. Jupiter emerges from dawn glow in mid-September.

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All Five Visible Planets are About to Align - 'Fab Five' Make Rare Appea...

All Five Visible Planets are About to Align - 'Fab Five' Make Rare Appea...

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July 2013 guide to the five visible planets In July 2013, Venus and Saturn pop out first thing at nightfall. The morning planets – Mercury, Mars, Jupiter – come into good view in late July. Info and charts here.

July 2013 guide to the five visible planets In July 2013, Venus and Saturn pop out first thing at nightfall. The morning planets – Mercury, Mars, Jupiter – come into good view in late July. Info and charts here.

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All five visible planets will appear together in the morning sky early next year – from about January 20 to February 20, 2016. That hasn’t happened since 2005.

All five visible planets will appear together in the morning sky early next year – from about January 20 to February 20, 2016. That hasn’t happened since 2005.

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