If you venture outside in the morning these days and look up, you may be surprised by a rare celestial event.  Three planets in our solar system are in alignment near each other in the morning sky:  Venus (brightest), Jupiter (#2 in brightness), and Mars (#3 in brightness and orange/red in color).

A photo posted by Omar Ochoa (@omarochoamxli) on

Here is another picture if you need help figuring out which planet is which.

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