Watch the rarest of rare Venus-Jupiter appulse in Goa

The extremely rare Venus-Jupiter appulse can be viewed right here, in Goa
The Venus-Jupiter appulse will be visible on March 1, 2023 and March 2, 2023
The Venus-Jupiter appulse will be visible on March 1, 2023 and March 2, 2023Gomantak Times

As we enter the month of March, be ready to witness an extremely rare Venus-Jupiter appulse that will be visible on the evening of March 1, 2023 and March 2, 2023 after sunset.

The Venus Jupiter appulse will take place from 6.45 pm to 8 pm in the low western sky, right above the sunset point.

The two brightest planets will be at their closest approach or in conjunction at this time, passing less than half a degree of each other, on these evenings in the constellation Pisces, and be visible in a stunning sight  in one view of a telescope at the same time.


To witness this phenomena, the Association of Friends of Astronomy, (Goa) has made arrangements with telescopes at multiple places in Goa.

On Wednesday, March 1, 2023, the event can be viewed from:


On Thursday, March 2, 2023 the venues are:

  • The Public Astronomical Observatory, Junta House, Panjim

  • Ravindra Bhavan Observatory, Margao

  • Saraswat College, (Sridora College) Khorlim, Mapusa

  • 1930 Mall, Vasco de Gama

  • Shri Vidya Prasarak High School, Morjim

  • Harmal Panchkroshi Higher Secondary School, Harmal


WHAT: Venus Jupiter Appulse

WHEN: March 1, 2023 and March 2, 2023

TIMINGS: 6.45pm to 8pm (both days).


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