Jupiter and Saturn Great Conjuction

Jupiter and Saturn conjuction

Jupiter and Saturn conjuction

Jupiter and Saturn

Picture taken by Meera Chandrasekhar (Dec 20, 2020)

Jupiter and Saturn

Picture taken by Suchi Guha (Dec 21, 2020)

The "Great Conjunction" of Jupiter and Saturn, when the two planets appear closest together in the sky, occured on the night of the winter solstice, Dec 21, 2020.

The event was streamed live on KOMU. Watch the interview between KOMU 8 chief meteorologist Kenton Gewecke and MU Astronomers.

For more pictures and information about Laws Observatory, check out their webpage.