Jupiter and Venus cross paths Wednesday night, NASA says

Jupiter, the moon and planet Venus, further right, observed on the sky photographed near Salgotarjan, Hungary, on February 2. (CNN Newssource)

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) — NASA shared on their website that Jupiter and Venus will be visible tonight as they cross paths and appear to “kiss.”

According to NASA, Jupiter, Mars and background stars appear to move west each evening as the current lunar cycle progresses.

Officials said to look southwest as Venus will slowly shift towards Jupiter tonight until they pass each other by just one-half degree.

For NASA’s full sky schedule, click here.

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