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This undated artist's rendering shows NASA's Juno spacecraft making one of its close passes over Jupiter. (NASA via AP)

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Jupiter is already the biggest planet in the solar system (did you know that 1,300 Earths can fit inside?)  But Monday night, it’ll look even bigger.

Every 13 months, the Sun, Earth, and Jupiter all line up perfectly. It’s called The opposition of Jupiter.

So as the sun sets in the west Monday night, Jupiter will rise in the east.

To find Jupiter, look to the east as the sun goes down. It’ll be the brightest object in the sky and unlike stars, it won’t twinkle.

Read more at 9NEWS.

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