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Island to witness 'spectacular' Grand Conjunction

Two largest planets will appear as one

The Island is set to witness the 'Grand Conjunction' of planets this evening (Monday, 21 December) for the first time in a generation. 

It's as the two largest planets in the Solar System Jupiter and Saturn pass by each other.

This time though they come so close together, they're to appear as one object to the naked eye.  

Howard Parkin of AstroManx says it's an incredibly rare phenomenon:

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