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SFU expert on planetary ‘Christmas star’
Tonight, Jupiter and Saturn will align the night sky – a rare occurrence marking the planets’ closest encounter since 1623, and the first visible sighting in almost 800 years. This event is also called the “Great Conjunction”, and occurs when two planets line up with earth in their respective orbits. Simon Fraser University astrophysicist professor Joanna Woo is available to speak on the significance of this event and galaxy evolution.
Joanna Woo, physics, 778.782.5623, firstname.lastname@example.org
Matt Kieltyka, SFU Communications & Marketing
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