Sparks are set to be flying high through the skies above Canberra this weekend as two planets align so close, it’ll look like they’re kissing.

Early on Sunday morning will see Mars, Venus, Jupiter and Saturn form a straight line in our skies.

However, ANU Astrophysicist Dr Brad Tucker said it’s Venus and Jupiter that will be putting on a show.

‘Venus and Jupiter have been moving closer together for the past several weeks, so this romantic spark between them has been brewing for quite some time’.

But it’s their milky way neighbours that makes this romantic encounter even more special.

‘Although Venus and Jupiter get close to one another every few years this time there is also Mars and Saturn in the mix, which is pretty rare, watching from afar like the creepy neighbour next door’.

You won’t need binoculars to see kiss this Sunday, just simply look towards the east at about 4:30am.


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