You've taken a photograph of a lovely sunset. But the image is marred by strange spots. Do you ...

A) edit them out.
B) step into the 21st Century.

Step 1: It actually is rocket science

Fortunately the Jet Propulsion Laboratory maintains a handy Solar System Simulator online. Setting the parameters to view the entire solar system with a 2 degree view from above gave me this simulation of our current position. Then simulating a view of the Sun from Earth, look what's hanging out beyond the horizon.

Although I never saw Venus and Mars, the camera did. So this is the 1st solar-planetary conjunction I have ever captured.
<p>tourist place here</p>
&quot;It actually is rocket science&quot; - Great line :)
We're all rocket scientists now. <br> <br>Just as the invention of the knife changed our jaws, Kubrick was trying to tell us spacial awareness will change the human form.

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