Twitter Shares Pics Of Venus Meeting A Cluster Of Stars In A ‘Cosmic Hug’

Every 8 years, the brightest planet, Venus, comes in close proximity with a cluster of stars, named the Pleiades. This occurred last night and people especially living in North America had a good glance at the celestial bodies coming together, reports Firstpost.

The Pleiades is also known as the “seven sisters” and is one of the open star clusters closest to the earth and most obvious to the naked eye.

People on the internet took to Twitter to post pictures of Venus meeting the Pleiades and termed it as a “cosmic hug”. Have a look at the beautiful pictures here:

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The next time we catch hold of this beauty will be in 2028. Will be keeping my binoculars ready then!