Saturn and Jupiter conjoining

Photo credit: EarthSky.org

Coming up in the night sky is a meeting that has not taken place so close to our view since the middle ages.

Look west after sunset along with me in the northern hemisphere. There you will see Jupiter and Saturn.

Saturn is the father of Jupiter and is the archetypal taskmaster. He is associated with darkness, doom, and disease. But before you decide to fear him, I want you to understand…