You Can See 5 Bright Planets in the Night Sky: Here’s How

Skywatchers, get set. All five naked-eye planets – Mercury, Venus, Mars, Saturn and Jupiter – are appearing together in the pre-dawn sky for the first time in a decade. You need only clear skies and your bare eyes to see them; no binoculars or telescopes are required.

Read the article to answer the following questions:

Q: What are the 5 planets that are visible to the naked eye?

Q: When is the best time to see the planets?

Q: When was the last time the planets were visible?

Bonus: What is the order of the planets in the solar system?


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