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Attention stargazers – Mercury, Jupiter and Venus appear very close together in the sky, May 24-26, 2013.

Three planets are coming together in the evening sky at the moment, putting on a celestial show that won’t be seen again for more than a decade.

“The view should be best about 30 to 45 minutes after sunset,” said Alan MacRobert, a senior editor at Sky & Telescope magazine. Find out how to spot Jupiter, Venus and Mercury.

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