Celestial event

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Alignment of three planets over the summit of La Silla Observatory.[1]

A celestial event is an astronomical phenomenon of interest that involves one or more celestial bodies. Examples of celestial events include the various phases of the Moon, meteor showers, comets, solar and lunar eclipses, planetary oppositions, conjunctions, and occultations.


  1. ^ "Planets Align Over La Silla". ESO Picture of the Week. Retrieved 10 May 2014.