Fuzzy ‘halo’ envelops Venus as it cozies up to Jupiter in photo of planetary conjunction

An astrophotographer captured a beautiful picture of two planets aligned in the sky above Rome — and a little rain didn’t stop him.

Gianluca Masi spotted Venus and Jupiter hiding behind a thin cloud shortly after scuttling a planned livestream of the conjunction Sunday (May 1) on his astronomy broadcast service, the Virtual Telescope Project.

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