Jupiter and the moon will 'kiss' on Valentine's Day... here is how YOU can see it

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  • A crescent satellite and Jupiter will 'kiss' successful nan entity connected Valentine's Day 
  • The brace will beryllium visible astir 1 hr aft sunset worldwide
  • READ MORE:  Jupiter and a 'half' moon joined up successful nan entity past year

By Stacy Liberatore For Dailymail.com

Published: 12:59 EST, 13 February 2024 | Updated: 12:59 EST, 13 February 2024

There will beryllium a cosmic buss connected Valentine's Day erstwhile nan satellite and Jupiter look to meet successful nan nighttime sky.

NASA said nan 'cute couple' will beryllium successful nan southwestern skies astir 1 hr aft sunset Wednesday evening.

The crescent satellite and state elephantine will look astir a fewer digit widths isolated - but will beryllium astir 227 cardinal miles distant from each other.

The conjunction will beryllium visible to nan naked oculus and viewing it pinch binoculars will put nan satellite and Jupiter connected nan aforesaid section of view.

The arena is not rare, but it happening connected Valentine's Day is simply a unsocial occurrence. 

According to astrology, nan 2 cosmic objects gathering successful nan nighttime entity correspond growth, abundance, treatment and bully fortune. 

NASA said nan 'cute couple' will beryllium successful nan southwestern skies astir 1 hr aft sunset Wednesday evening. Pictured is nan satellite and Jupiter gathering complete Turkey successful 2019

While nan brace will meet soon aft sunset, they will beryllium astatine their closest astatine 1:05am ET.

About 13 percent of nan lunar aboveground will radiance coming arsenic nan waxing crescent satellite rises successful nan nighttime sky. 

To spot Jupiter, look toward nan bottommost curve and past southwest - nan brightest 'star' will beryllium nan state giant.

While conjunction will beryllium visible worldwide, they will look person complete Singapore and Australia owed to an optical illusion that makes our earthy outer look larger adjacent nan sky than it does higher up successful nan sky.

According to astrology, nan 2 cosmic objects gathering successful nan nighttime entity correspond growth, abundance, treatment and bully fortune.

The conjunction will beryllium visible to nan naked oculus and viewing it pinch binoculars will put nan satellite and Jupiter connected nan aforesaid section of view. Pictured is nan conjunction successful 2019

The constellation of Aries will besides radiance brightly arsenic it sits northeast of nan crescent moon.

Aries is 1 of nan 12 constellations of nan zodiac, and it is located successful nan bluish celestial hemisphere.

It is often associated pinch nan astrological motion of Aries, which is nan first motion of nan zodiac and is depicted arsenic a ram.

However, Aries will still beryllium outshined by Jupiter arsenic it is nan brightest ‘star’ successful nan nighttime sky.

The state elephantine is 365 cardinal miles distant erstwhile it is closest to Earth and 601 cardinal miles astatine its farthest point.

Jupiter will beryllium a small complete 480 cardinal miles from our satellite Thursday evening.

The past clip nan satellite met nan state elephantine connected December 26, 2023.

The 10-day-old satellite was 86 percent illuminated during nan adjacent approach, which was nan last afloat satellite of nan year.