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Jupiter and Saturn. Optical image of a conjunction between the planets Jupiter (centre right) and Saturn (centre left) in the zodiacal constellation Aries. North is at top. The brighter stars in Aries are seen as the arc at the top of the image above Jupiter. At upper left is the Pleiades star cluster (M45) in the neighbouring constellation Taurus. This photograph was taken on the 9th August 1999.
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