Jupiter and Saturn descend on world’s tallest building in epic ‘Great Conjunction’ video


On Monday (21 December), Jupiter and Saturn appeared together in the night sky for nearly 800 years. To the naked eye, this “Great Conjunction” looked like a single, massive celestial object shining on Earth. But telescopes – and consumer cameras equipped with telescopic lenses – the planets showed their individual faces in awe as they spread across the sky.

Florian Crickbaumer, a photographer in the United Arab Emirates, captured the celestial spectacle from one of the sky’s most heavenly places: Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building. From the skyscraper to a large parking area (which is 2,720 feet or 830 meters long), Critbachumer filmed the combination for 45 minutes, capturing the moment that the two planets approach each other (from their vantage point) closest to them. Make .

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