Jupiter making closest approach since 1963

LOS ANGELES The solar system's largest planet will pass 368 million miles from Earth late Monday night.

You won't see it that big or bright again until 2022.

Binoculars and telescopes will dramatically improve the view, as Jupiter and its moons rise in the east as the sun sets.

Coincidentally, Uranus also will make a close approach the same night. It will appear close to Jupiter but harder to see with the naked eye.

Through a telescope, it will shine like an emerald-colored disk less than one degree from Jupiter.

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