Jupiter and Venus
Venus: bigger and lower; Jupiter: smaller and higher

On June 30, 2015 Venus and Jupiter converged in the night sky—a unique sight to see just after sunset in the Western sky. These two planets will not appear that close again until 2085. Venus is 48 million miles away, while Jupiter is 565 million miles away–fortunately in no danger of crashing into each other. These two bright orbs combined with the cloud-dappled sunset colors and the number of fireflies dancing atop the field of buttercups was a wonderful combination.

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