See Venus and Jupiter so close that they almost ‘kiss’ in the sky tonight

Venus and Jupiter approach each other in the night sky on Wednesday (March 1), breaking records for the solar system, the hottest planet and the largest.

During a close approach between two planets, Venus and Jupiter pass within 29.4 arcminutes or half a degree of each other. in the sky (opens in new tab). They are so close that the two planets appear to “kiss” in the night sky. (Your fist held at arm’s length covers 10 degrees of the sky.)

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