It’s not a star. It’s Jupiter, the most important planet in our photo voltaic system and the brightest object within the sky apart from the solar and moon. (Venus is brighter, however proper now, you possibly can solely see it at daybreak.)

Proper now, Jupiter is nearer to the Earth than it has been in 59 years. It gained’t be this shut once more till 2129

And on Monday evening, Sept. 26, will probably be in opposition to the Earth — Jupiter, our planet and the solar will swing right into a direct line.

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