The upcoming Jupiter/Saturn conjunction will be a light show out of this world!

Or at least it will be a once in a lifetime experience to view what is known as the Bethlehem Star. Astronomers documented the last time the planets were this close to have happened approximately 800 years ago. That was during the middle ages.

The next conjunction of these two planets occurs in 2080 but they will not be as close as they will come on December 21st of this year. Yes, that’s right, the longest night of the year, mid-winter, the Winter Solstice is also the day for best viewing this heavenly spectacle. Look upwards into the southwest…