‘Jupiter, Mercury, Venus, Uranus, and Mars will dazzle us earthlings this week.
…Over the next couple of nights, the planets are expected to align.
It’s an opportunity to take a glimpse at a “planetary parade,” according to Rick Fienberg, senior contributing editor of Sky & Telescope magazine. And he says you won’t need a telescope — although some binoculars, an unobstructed view of the horizon, and clear skies will certainly help….’
— Manuela López Restrepo via NPR