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Re: May 5, 2000

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Posted by Phil/">Phil on November 17, 1999 18:35:31 UTC

: The alignment you are speaking of is not really a occulation but a conjunction alignment. In other words they will be lined up somewhat along the eliptical line. Granted, Many of the planets will be close together, but not really any different than last spring when we had Jupiter, Saturn, Venus and Mercury in one sopt. It will be a nice view if seen.

Actually, it's not an alignment. Each planet's orbit is inclined slightly and differently from the ecliptic. At best, you'd have a planetary grouping.

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