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 Release No. 02-10: Caution--Planetary Traffic Jam Ahead!
For Release: April 3, 2002

planetary alignmentPhoto caption: On May 5, 2002, the planets Venus, Mars, and Saturn will appear to form a perfect equilateral triangle over the city of Jerusalem as seen from Baghdad. This same configuration also appeared in Middle Eastern skies on April 1, 2BC. (Credit: D. Aguilar, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics).

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planetary alignmentPhoto caption: From late April to early May, the five brightest planets of the solar system will all be visible in the evening sky, lined up like baby ducks crossing the road. This excellent viewing opportunity won't be repeated for nearly 80 years. (Credit: D. Aguilar, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics).

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