'Jupiter, Mercury, Venus, Uranus, and Mars aligned in straight line in the sky, dazzling

‘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