Conjunction (astronomy and astrology)
Conjunction is a word used in astronomy and astrology. It means that, as seen from some place (usually the Earth), two celestial bodies appear near one another in the sky. The event is also sometimes known as an appulse.
The astronomical and astrological symbol of conjunction is ☌(in Unicode x260c) and handwritten:
- Occultations of Saturn by Jupiter Archived 2005-04-10 at the Wayback Machine
- Image of 2001 occultation of Saturn by the Moon Archived 2008-08-01 at the Library of Congress Web Archives
- Planets conjunctions and mutual occultations 1000BC to 3000AD
- Conjunctions of planets with the main asteroids